Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

It might not have the chocolate your sweet tooth is looking for, but the rich brown sugar, spicy cinnamon and tangy raisins do a great job. You’re far less likely to feel guilty after eating more than you should.

Prep Time:
Cook Time:
9-10 min


  • 1-1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1-3/4 cups all‑purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup Quaker® Unprocessed Bran
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 2-1/2 cups Large Flake Quaker® Oats or Quick Quaker® Oats (uncooked)
  • 1-1/3 cups diced dried mixed fruit or raisins

How to make it:

  1.   Heat oven to 375° F.
  2.   Beat brown sugar, margarine and granulated sugar with electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  3.   In a separate bowl, combine flour, bran, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add to margarine‑sugar mixture; mix well. Stir in oats and dried fruit; mix well.
  4.   Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9 to 10 minutes, until light golden brown. (Centres will be soft.)
  5.   Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets, remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.