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Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies With Raisins and Pecans

Delicious soft and chewy oatmeal cookies the whole family will love!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword #chewy, #cookies, #oatmeal, #pecans, #soft
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 36
Author Mary Bostow


Wet ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Stir in

  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 3 cups quick oats


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cookie Sheet sprayed with nonstick baking spray or lightly oiled.
  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk all the dry ingredients together and set aside.
  • 2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the wet ingredients until just incorporated on low speed. On medium speed, cream the wet ingredients until light and fluffy and light in color.
  • 3. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just incorporated and no flour is visible.
  • 4. Stir in the quick oats,raisins and pecans to the dough.
  • 5. Measure out a level 2 Tablespoons of dough ( I have a 2 Tablespoon measuring spoon I use). Place the dough on the baking sheet sprayed with nonstick spray or greased lightly with oil. Bake on the center rack for 11 to 13 minutes until golden but still moist underneath cracks on top of the cookie. Remove from oven, let sit on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes, remove to cooling rack to cool completely.