Oatmeal cookies







Cook Time

15-20 Min


  • 225g/8oz raisins
  • 475g/1lb 1oz plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 175g/6oz butter
  • 225g/8oz granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 475g/1lb 1oz oatmeal
  • Preheat the oven to 190°C/ 375°F/Gas mark 5. Lightly grease a baking tray.
  • Put the raisins in a saucepan, cover with water and cook until tender. Cool in their liquid.
  • Sift the flour and add the baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition. Blend in the flour mixture. Add the oatmeal and fold in the raisins.
  • Drop a teaspoonful of mixture at a time onto the baking tray. Bake for 10 minutes or until barely brown. Cool and store in layers, with waxed paper in between.
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