Oatmeal Spice Cookies Recipe

This classic Oatmeal Spice Cookies recipe can be varied to make pumpkin drop cookies or coconut oatmeal cookies.

| October 2013

  • Try this time-tested Oatmeal Spice Cookies Recipe.
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  • Find more than 250 blue-ribbon cookie recipes in “The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook.”
    Cover Courtesy Voyageur Press

Recipes for the classics like peanut butter cookies and oatmeal cookies to special treats like Danish Love Krandse are all included in The Farmer’s Wife Cookie Cookbook (Voyageur Press, 2009). These cookie recipes invite readers everywhere to recreate the fragrant kitchens and delectable tastes of farm days gone by. In this excerpt from “Drop Cookies,” make these classic Oatmeal Spice Cookies.

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Oatmeal Spice Cookies Recipe

1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons mixed spice (taken from a mixture made from 4 tbsp. cinnamon, 2 tbsp. nutmeg, 2 tbsp. ground allspice or cloves)
2 cups rolled oats
2 cups raisins

Cream butter and sugar. Beat eggs and mix with buttermilk. Sift flour with baking soda, salt, and spices, and then mix with the rolled oats and raisins. Add liquid and dry ingredients alternately to the creamed mixture. Drop on buttered baking sheets and bake at 375 F for about 15 minutes.


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