Watch this how to video as Canadian Living magazine prepares a classic oatmeal drop cookie recipe with a special party twist. Bookmark the cookie recipe for your next kids' party or baking day.
Ingredients for oatmeal cookies:
1-1/2 cups (375 mL) rolled oats (not instant)
1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each baking powder and baking soda
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1 tsp cinnamon
2/3 cup (150 mL) softened butter
1 cup (250 mL) packed brown sugar
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
1 cup (250 mL) raisins
1. In bowl, whisk together oats, flour, baking powder and baking soda, and salt.
2. In separate large bowl, beat softened butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Mix in flour mixture. Stir in raisins.
3. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls (15 mL) onto baking sheets, about 2 inches (5 cm) apart.
4. Bake in center of 375°F (190°C) oven for 10 minutes or until golden. Let cool on pans on racks for about 2 minutes. Transfer to racks; let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and store at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)