Sunday, September 9, 2012

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These cookies are delicious and will satisfy your sweet tooth without causing you to overindulge.  1 or 2 cookies will be enough to get your sugar fix.  They are perfect to take to work parties, get togethers, or to have as a snack.  


1 1/2 cups uncooked rolled oats  
3/4 cups whole-grain wheat flour  
1/2 teaspoon baking powder  
1/4 teaspoon table salt  
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon  
1/2 cup regular butter, softened  
1/2 cup packed brown sugar  
1/4 cup sugar  
1 large egg  
1 teaspoon vanilla extract  
1 cup raisins
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350ºF

In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; set aside. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and both sugars until incorporated. Add egg and vanilla; mix completely. Add oat mixture and mix until just combined; fold in raisins and chocolate chips.

Drop rounded tablespoons of batter onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in middle rack of oven for around 9 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies sit on cookie sheet for about 1 minute.  Remove cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.

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