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Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are the cookies you remember from your childhood, but kicked up a notch with the warm spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 142kcal
Author Renee P.


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup butter flavor vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup golden raisins


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or use silpat.
  • In large bowl, combine the butter, butter flavored shortening, brown sugar, and granulated sugar with an electric mixer or stand mixer until combined. Add in eggs and vanilla, and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and salt. Slowly add to the butter mixture, beating until well combined.
  • Stir in the oats and raisins. Scoop dough out 1 TBS per cookie and place on baking sheet about 2" apart.
  • Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Do not overbake. Allow to cool for 1 - 2 minutes on baking sheet before removing to wire rack to cool completely. Store in airtight container once cooled.


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.7mg