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Raisin-Oatmeal Cookies

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Other Time time 6 mins
Yield Makes about 3 dozen


  • 1/2 cup golden raisins*
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 1 (17.5-oz.) package oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Combine raisins and 1/3 cup hot water. Let stand 5 minutes; drain.

  2. Stir together cookie mix and next 3 ingredients. Add raisins, and stir until blended. (Dough will be stiff.) Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheets.

  3. Bake, in batches, at 375° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets on wire rack 1 minute; remove from pans to wire racks.

  4. *Regular raisins may be substituted.

  5. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Betty Crocker Oatmeal Cookie Mix.