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Oatmeal Raisinets Cookies

By now you may have realized that I have a passion for baking. Not only to eat tasty treats but also for the memories I create with my children. Baking was such a big part of my childhood, it’s the dearest memory I have with my mother growing up. I remember checking out cookbooks from the library and always having a new recipe request to make. My mother would take me to the store with my recipe list in hand, happily encouraging me to experiment in the kitchen. These are the memories I look to recreate with my own children and hope that they look back on when they’re older. Today I’m sharing with you an Oatmeal Raisinets Cookie recipe we recently made together.

With the start of the Raisinets Enlightened Enjoyment sweepstakes it made me reflect on the things that bring joy into my life. My family is my number one source of joy and fulfillment, they are what complete me. Yesterday we had a picnic at the park and I honestly can’t remember the last time I had such a great time. There’s something about playing with the kids out in a big open soccer field that makes my heart melt. There are plenty of other things that bring joy to my life. Besides spending quality time with my family I love baking, reading, running, crafting, and sharing ideas with all of YOU!

Oatmeal Raisinets Cookies

Oatmeal Raisinets Cookies

Create a delicious treat for the family with these Oatmeal Raisinets Cookies. A classic oatmeal cookie with a surprise twist of Raisinets and chocolate drizzle.


  1. 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  6. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  7. 3/4 brown sugar
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  9. 2 large eggs
  10. 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  11. 1 package (11oz) Nestle Raisinets Milk Chocolate-Covered Raisins
  12. 1 cup chopped walnuts
  13. Chocolate for drizzling (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and eggs; gradually beat in flour mixture.
  4. Stir in oats, Raisinets and walnuts.
  5. Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes. Cool then drizzle chocolate on top.

The secret to the BEST oatmeal raisin cookies? Milk Chocolate Raisinets and chocolate chips! Try these oatmeal raisinets cookies, I promise they won’t disappoint. This recipe can also be found on the back of a Raisinets bag, the chocolate drizzle was my addition. ;)

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Chocolate brings me joy…after my family of course! I also LOVE Raisinets!

  2. These look delicious Crystal! And your story about your childhood reminds me a lot of my own. I was always baking with my mom and trying new recipes. I actually posted one of her recipes today. And wouldn’t you know, baking is one of my daughter’s favorite things to do together. Aren’t those moment’s special :)

  3. My family, baking, and listening to MJ with my kids.

  4. My biggest joy is the sound of my kids laughter – nothing is better.

  5. I love Raisinets! Joy….comes from a cup of coffee and sunrise. Before the day has a chance to bring me down, it’s full of hope!

  6. Watching my kids as they discover and learn new things…they never cease to amaze me!

  7. Mt daughter Kellie brings me the most joy ever!!!

  8. Cooking for my family brings me joy.

  9. OK, I love oatmeal cookies, and I love Raisnets. HOW have I never thought of adding the two together!! My sweet daughter and wonderful husband bring me joy!!! :)

  10. Jessica Hornibrook says:

    My boys – my husband and my son

  11. My children bring me so much joy!

  12. Michelle Bowers says:

    Raisinettes are my Favorite candy… I’m easy tp please lol

  13. Michelle Bowers says:

    My Family brings me joy

  14. My grandsons bring me joy.

  15. Spending time with my family for sure :)

    xoxo, Tanya

  16. these look divine! i’m going to have to try them this fall. and your pictures are fabulous! someday i’ll be able to photograph food like that :) stopping by a little late from the network hop but i’m excited to be your newest follower!
    p.s. I’d love for you to drop by lavitaebella-elisabeth.blogspot.com and follow back when you get a chance!

  17. Seeing the smile I get Baking delicious desserts for my family to enjoy!

  18. Spending time with my children brings me joy.

  19. I love baking with my son, I really do hope that he will look back and have the same memories that I do as a kid.
    These cookies look amazing – I love the idea of raisinets in cookies, how fun!

  20. Diana "Zookie" Zylstra says:

    Wow- I would love to win a Visa gift card and some Raisinettes! Your cookies look amazing and I’m sure my kids would love finding them in their lunchboxes..

  21. Rebecca Yahrling says:

    So many things bring me joy: family, chocolate, animals, crafting, good movies, Gary Allan concerts. Thanks for the chance to win!

  22. what brings me joy? well, my kids, grandchildren, the lord, fall beauty,etc. it would take me a while to tell you everything.

  23. My kids :)

  24. my family brings me joy. :)

  25. Tiffany Jeremay says:

    This fall season brings me joy! I love spending time with family and doing fall related activities!

  26. These look delicious. My family brings me joy!

  27. Your cookies look amazing! I usually shy away from recipes with raisins, but Raisinettes? Yeah, I’m sold! I’m a devotee of baking and making memories with my family in the kitchen as well. I love how you brought together the two so beautifully here!


  28. casey stonecypher says:

    Autumn, leaves falling, Halloween, thanksgiving. All those things bring me joy.

  29. Photography – travel, pets, sports, portraits. You name it, anything behind the viewfinder.

  30. Your cookies look delicious!

  31. Haylee Vowles says:

    I love baking too. My grandma was wonderful in the kitchen and we always baked together. Its a great memory :)

  32. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    Spending time with my family brings me joy!

  33. My two boys definitely give me the most joy. I just love seeing them grow and learn new things!

    And those cookies… Crystal, they look SO good!!

  34. Danielle Lozoya says:

    My beautiful baby girl, my husband, family, friends, good music, a great glass of wine and the holidays bring me joy!

  35. Those cookies look delicious!

  36. Yum, cant wait to try making these! Thanks for linking up to our Pretty Things Party. Hope to see you back next week!

  37. Jessica Grigsby says:

    Spending FAMILY time together.

  38. Oooh these look devine!!! I’m definitely going to try them! I totally ♥ Raisinettes and Ghirardelli chocolate! They are the only chocolates I use in baking anymore.

  39. My boys seeing new things brings me joy.

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