Thursday, March 31, 2011

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, with Grape Nuts!


Oatmeal raisin cookies are my favorite type of cookie. Yup, that's right! I like them even better than chocolate chip! This recipe is great as it includes Grape-Nuts which gives them crunch! The raisins can be switched out for chocolate chips, m&ms, or other dried fruit. Try to let the cookies cool for at least five minutes before indulging, as the cookies cool they acquire the perfect chewy, moist oatmeal raisiny flavor that will send you straight back to your childhood! Enjoy!

Grape Nut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup Grape-Nuts cereal
A few handfuls raisins
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine flour, oats, cereal, raisins, baking soda and baking powder.
Gradually add to creamed mixture. Roll into 3/4-in. balls.
Place 2 in. apart o ungreased baking sheets; flatten with a fork. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool for 3 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Hope your day is filled with happiness!

11 comments:

  1. I love both oatmeal cookies and grapenuts. What a great idea to put them together. Thanks for sharing this.

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  2. These look delicious and healthy! Thanks- I'll be trying these soon!

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  3. I LOVE grapenuts, eat it all the time. Nice recipe

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  4. Hi Liz,
    Grapenuts brings back great memories. I just love grapenuts and your recipe will be delicious. We will be trying it very soon. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

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  5. Great twist on traditional oatmeal cookies. They sound great!

    I'd love to have you stop by and share this recipe on Sweet Tooth Friday. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/03/31/toffee-snickerdoodle-cookies/

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  6. I know I would definitely enjoy munching on these. What a great idea to use the cereal in them.

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  7. These cookies look delicious and I can eat a batch all by myself...but I better share! :)

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  8. This is my hubby's favorite cookie- he'd probably like the addition of grapenuts. :)

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  9. This looks yummy, I was just considering making some oatmeal raisin cookies today ... may just give this one a try!!!

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