Stress Baking While Social Distancing: Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you feel just “meh” about oatmeal raisin cookies, I feel you. Up until I had this particular cookie I’m about to expound upon in this post, I wasn’t super enthused about them either. I felt that if I was going to eat something indulgent and sweet, the last thing I wanted was oatmeal, because, well…it seems so healthy.

BUT THEN I MADE THIS COOKIE. 🍪🤟🍪🤗🍪❤️🍪

Yes, it has oatmeal, and yes, it has raisins, but it also has *chocolate chips*, which, apparently, are the missing link in the universal cookie puzzle.

Why?

Because chocolate chips (I use semi-sweet) transform the otherwise humble, healthy-sounding oatmeal raisin cookie into a decadent dessert.

You will not be able to stop after just one.

OATMEAL RAISIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

DESCRIPTION

You’ll lose your damn mind over these, and/or pass out from sheer ecstasy, while eating this oatmeal raisin chocolate chip cookie. Trust me — that’s a good thing.

  • Prep time: 25 minutes
  • Bake time: 8-10 minutes
  • Total-ish time: Including time to chill in the the fridge and then cool, about 2 hours (but if you’re letting them chill overnight, then add a day!)
  • Yield: 28 ridiculously delicious cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup (115g) butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/3 cup (71g) granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup (85g) dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup (142g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (142g) raisins
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (I use semi-sweet)
  • 1/3 cup (85g) rolled oats

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a standing mixer fitted with a paddle, or a handheld mixer, prepare your wet ingredients by creaming the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar together in a bowl for 2-3 minutes on medium speed.

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