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Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies in a Jar

Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies in a Jar - Photo by Nicolas Steenhout	Opens photo in lightbox. Hit Escape or X to exit lightbox.

Makes about 36

3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
3/4 cup raisins
2 cups rolled oats
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Mix together flour, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, baking soda and salt. Set aside. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart "wide mouth" canning jar. It will be a tight fit, make sure you firmly pack down each layer in place before adding the flour mixture.

Instructions to attach to jar:

Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies

1. Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing
bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend
mix.

2. Add: 3/4 cup butter or margarine softened at room temp. Stir in one egg, slightly beaten. Add in 1 teaspoon of vanilla.

3. Mix until completely blended. You may need to finish mixing with your hands.

4. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet 2 inches apart. DO NOT USE WAXED PAPER.

5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 11 to 13 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to baking racks to finish cooling.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.

Note: Photo by Nicolas Steenhout

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Reviews of Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies in a Jar:

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  Mom in VA in VA  Jan 1, 2012
Would make this again.
Absolutely fabulous - kids made this recipe at school for a Christmas fundraiser. The cookies were FAB!!! The Quaker recipe used to be my favorite, but now these are. Really, really good!! Very buttery, and the hint of 'spice' is amazingly delish. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 22, 2011
Would make this again.
Best oatmeal cookies I have ever made. 5 stars

  Anita in UK  Nov 20, 2011
Would make this again.
Can someone answer George's post as I'm wondering if I can get these made up now for Christmas.

  katie in cleveland  Nov 17, 2011
Would make this again.
Are quaker Oats, Old Fashioned oats, rolled oats? Obviously I'm new to baking and trying to figure out why these did not come out.. 5 stars

  A Bread Baby in California  May 31, 2011
Would make this again.
These are by far the best Oatmeal cookies I have ever had! I substituted cranberries for the raisins because I'm more partial to cranberries, but the cookie itself was so flavorful and spicy. I love these! 5 stars

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