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Best Oatmeal Cookies with Craisins

My go-to Best Oatmeal Cookies with Craisins recipe. Make these with or without craisins or swap in raisins.

Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

The Craisins I use for this recipe:

Ocean Spray Craisins Dried Cranberries

Craisins vs Raisins

You can swap out the craisins for raisins if you prefer. I like the craisins tartness with the oatmeal better. Or just leave out the craisins and bake them plain.

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Oatmeal Cookies with Craisins Recipe

Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
4.5 from 4 votes

Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Soft chewy oatmeal cookie. Add raisins or craisins for sweet bursts in every bite. 

Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword Oatmeal Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 173 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 2 1/2 sticks of softened butter.
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 cups oats
  • *optional: 1/2 cup craisins


  1. Beat butter, brown and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in egg and vanilla extract.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Mix the flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  5. Mix in the oats.
  6. *optional, stir in craisins.
  7. Drop spoon sized balls of dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

  8. Bake for 8-9 minutes at 375F.
Nutrition Facts
Best Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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