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oatmeal raisin cookie recipe

Bakery Style Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This bakery style Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe is inspired by my mom. Chewy, buttery cookies filled with spices and delicious flavor. Grab the easy recipe!
Course Dessert
Keyword cookies
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 194kcal


  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup raisins


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Cream the butter in a mixer on medium speed. Add the sugars and mix for 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract. Mix on low until just combined.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients on low speed. Mix until just combined.
  • Add the oats to the mixer bowl and slowly mix in, do not overmix. If needed, mix by hand. Add in the raising and mix until just combined.
  • Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes, but not more than 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Using an ice cream scoop, scoop out leveled amounts of dough and place on a parchment or silpat-lined baking sheet, about 3-4 inches apart. This will make large, bakery style cookies.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20-22 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies rest on baking sheet for 10 minutes and then transfer to wire rack to cool.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 262mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 251IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg