With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Barefoot Bloggers ~ Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Barefoot Bloggers ~ Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

A perfectly delicious ~ crunchy on the outside ~ chewy on the inside ~ chock full of raisins ~ full of flavor, kind of cookie!
Ina doesn't disappoint!


Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients


  • 1 1/2 cups pecans
  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Place the pecans on a sheet pan and bake for 5 minutes, until crisp. Set aside to cool. Chop very coarsely.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. With the mixer on low, add the eggs, one at a time, and the vanilla.
Sift the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together into a medium bowl. With the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Add the oats, raisins, and pecans and mix just until combined.
Using a small ice-cream scoop or a tablespoon, drop 2-inch mounds of dough onto sheet pans lined with parchment paper. Flatten slightly with a damp hand. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned. Transfer the cookies to a baking rack and cool completely.

18 comments:

Julie Harward said...

Yum...my favorite too! Loved the kids in the sepia too...very beautiful! Come say hi :D

Dimple said...

These sound like diet busters! Mmmm!

Mildred said...

These were my Mother's absolute favorite! I bet they smell wonderful baking!

Susan said...

Dear LDH....Wow, those look fab! Yummy yum yum yum Sincerely, Susan

Kathleen said...

These sound delicious! I just bookmarked them. I can't wait to try them. Thank you ;)

Pete said...

Good breakfast meal for a morning fast start!

crochet lady said...

I have to confess, cookies are my favorite treat. Those look very tasty!

Leslie said...

Wow, your cookies look fantastic! I'm glad you enjoyed them. Thanks for baking with me this week!

Penny said...

These were incredible cookies. It was a pleasant surprise. Yours look so tasty!

kathy said...

Lovely oatmeal cookie. It looks so yummy!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

I absolutely LOVE oatmeal cookies, only homemade though!! Hope you had a great Easter!

Future Grown-Up said...

These were seriously some of the yummiest cookies I've had in a while.

Your cookies look absolutely wonderful...beautiful photography!

Snowbell said...

I really liked these. Your pictures are really nice :)

Ann said...

Sounds and looks yummy. I love oatmeal raisin cookies and the addition of pecans can only make it better.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Oh my, they look wonderful! There isn't any ingredient I don't love is this recipe. Ina is the best and you've done a beautiful job with the recipe.

once in a blue moon... said...

what a gorgeous shot!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Oatmeal cookies say HOME to me! I love that they are both crunchy and chewy and sound very very good!
Yvonne

Lynn said...

I've been thinking about making cookies for a couple days now... look forward to trying these!

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