Rain on SO CA Recipe- Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


•1/2 Cup Whole wheat flour
• 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
• 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
• 2 Cups old-fashioned rolled oats
• 1 Cup raisins
• 1/2 Cup butter or margarine, softened
• 1 egg
• 2 Tablespoons of water
• 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract


1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Completely grease 2 large baking sheets.

2) In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Stir in the oats and raisins; set aside.

3) In a large bowl, cream butter. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, water and vanilla. Beat in dry ingredients until well combined.

4) Drop by rounded tablespoons, leave about 1 1/2 inches between cookies. Press with a fork to flatten them.

5) Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until browned. Cool on racks.

Makes 2 dozen.