Plump Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

    Plump Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

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    1hr20min


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    About this recipe: The secret to the deliciousness of these oatmeal cookies is the soaking of the raisins - so don't be tempted to skip this crucial but oh-so rewarding step!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 36 

    • 3 eggs, beaten
    • 150g raisins
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 225g butter
    • 220g dark brown soft sugar
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 310g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 160g porridge oats
    • 120g chopped pecans

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr soaking  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Combine eggs, vanilla and raisins in a small bowl; cover and let stand for 1 hour.
    2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    3. In a large bowl, cream the butter, dark brown soft sugar and caster sugar together. Sift together the flour, cinnamon and bicarb; stir into the creamed mixture. Then stir in the raisin mixture, oats and nuts.
    4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an unprepared baking tray. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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    I made it without the nuts as i didn't have any to hand but they still came out lovely and the taste was amazing! soaking the raisins made all the difference :-) - 07 Oct 2013

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