Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Ingredients U.S. Metric %
Butter or part butter and part shortening 8 oz 250 g 67
Brown sugar 1 lb 500 g 133
Salt 0.16 oz 1 tsp) 5g 1.5
Eggs 4 oz 125 g 33
Vanilla extract 0.33 oz (2 tsp) 10g 3
Milk 1 oz 30 g 8
Pastry flour 12 oz 375 g 100
Baking powder 0.5 oz 15g 4
Baking soda 0.25 oz 8g 2
Cinnamon (optional) 0.12 oz (2 tsp) 4g 1
Rolled oats (quick cooking) 10 oz 312g 83
Raisins (see note) 8 oz 250 g 67
Total weight: 3 lb 12 oz 1880 g 501%

Method

Procedure

Mixing

Creaming method. Combine oats with other dry ingredients after they are sifted. Blend raisins in last.

Makeup

Drop method. Use greased or parchment-lined baking sheets.

Baking

375°F (190°C) for 10–12 minutes, depending on size

Note: If raisins are hard and dry, soak them in hot water until soft, then drain them and dry them well before adding them to the cookie batter.