Yes it has been a long while since I cooked or baked anything, please forgive my laziness at times. The important thing is that I am back! Cookies have to be one the easiest items for those who enjoy baking but I still post this up because it means more than just a tray of simple Oatmeal and Raisins cookies, it marked the re-beginning of my cooking habits. I am driven not just for the love for food, I am driven by my passion and will to cook, bake, create, serve, love and eat of course. No matter it makes much sense to you or not, it makes perfect sense to me which is most important. I followed Bill Grander's Everyday recipe (thanks http://gastronomousanonymous.com/ for the recipe book! ), simple and ready to eat within an hour for sure! Oatmeal and Raisins Cookies, Enjoy! :)
- 150g of unsalted butter
- 225g (1 cup) of soft brown sugar
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- 125g of plain all purpose flour
- 1 tea spoon of baking powder
- pinch of salt
- 235g of rolled oats
- 125g of raisins
Step 1 - Preheat oven to 180C (350F), mix the sugar and butter together until smooth.
Step 2 - Add egg and vanilla extract, continue to mix / stir until smooth.
Step 3 - In another bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt. Once done, mix them lightly into the wet mixture.
Step 4 - Add the oats and raisins and mix.
Step 5 - place mixture onto the baking tray (with baking paper of course) in the shape of a ball. Flatten it with a fork lightly afterwards.
Step 6 - Bake for 20 mins or so.
Step 7 - Remove from oven, cool for 5 mins and enjoy! (with a glass of milk if you like)