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5 from 2 votes

Copycat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Soft and chewy, these old fashioned copycat oatmeal raisin cookies are better than what you get at McDonald’s, Panera or Subway.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Oarmeal Raisin Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 4 dozen
Author Ali Randall


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups oats
  • 1 cup raisins


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cream the butter and sugars until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla and blend until creamy.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt and mix well.
  • Stir the flour mixture into the creamed mixture on low only until blended. Add in the oats and raisins until just combined. Do not over blend.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the parchment lined baking sheets. Bake for 11 minutes on the center rack. Remove the cookies from the oven and allow to cool for two minutes before transferring to cooling racks.