Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Chocolate Chips Raisins Oats Cookies

Once I start, I couldn't stop! This recipe is so easy and so versatile that I just love to play with it. Help! So many combination and so many way to use this basic cookie dough to create whatever cookie you can think of (all sort of nuts, variety of chips, dried fruit, there is no limit!). And I haven't even started with cornflakes yet!!

I would also like to thanks Gina, the recipe originator for sharing this easy and yummy cookies in her forum. And thanks chawanmushi for posting it in her blog because I missed it at Gina's forum.

My variation of this recipe (for my record, also for people who like cup measurement):

1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract (optional)
1/4 cup + 1/8 cup of sugar

1 1/4 cup self-raising/rising flour or (1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour + 1.5 tsp. baking powder)
1/2 cup old fashioned oats
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup raisins


1. Mix (A) in a bowl. Add in (B). Mix well.

2. Use your hands, roll and press into balls. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. Bake at preheated 350'F oven for 13-15 minutes. Or baked in preheated 325'F convection oven for 13 minutes.

4. Let cool in pan for 5 minutes before transferring it to cool completely on a wire rack. Store in air-tight container.

To me, this is a fool proof recipe, just mixed and baked and I don't see where it could go wrong with any non-baker.


Indonesia Eats said...

Those look so cute...
and yummy :)

Mandy said...

i am more than happy to help! just send them my way! :D

Anonymous said...

I was busy baking over the weekend too. Saw the recipe from Cuisine Asia ... I added Cream Cheese to mine (had some leftover) ... came out really good too!!!

My hubby took some to work. Heard it was gone within minutes!!!

Beachlover said...

oh!! yum yum cookies!!wah..season greeting is coming,so U can bake for gift as well,friends and family will appreciated since it's homemade!!I definately will try yours!Thanks for sharing:)

Anonymous said...

Wooo...u making so many cookies these days. For the CNY ah? Buahahah!
Send some over leh.

daphne said...

haha.. looks like i hv to try this soon! thanks so much for the cup measurement.. great for lazy me!!!!

Ling's Passion said...

Hi, I've been visiting your blog and would like to thank you for your generous sharing.

Retno Prihadana said...

Wouw oat cookies!. I´ve made oat cookies too. I´ll post later. Your cookies look so crunchy and of course healthy with oatmeal!

Big Boys Oven said...

I want some please.! lol!

Little Corner of Mine said...

Thanks Andaliman. :)

Hahaha...Mandy. All finished liao!

Yes, I noticed that these days, a lot of people added cream cheese in their cookie dough too. I wanted to try a cookie recipe with cream cheese too.

You're welcome beachlover. Yes, I do bake some as gift, have to pick what cookies to make for Christmas.

Hi Tigerfish,
CNY baking marathon haven't started yet lah, still too early. Now just trying out some recipes for Christmas and later CNY. Sure, you pay for shipping ah? HAHAHA.... :P

You're welcome Daphne. I like cup measurement too, as you know me lazy too...hahaha...

Hi Ling,
Welcome and thanks for dropping me a note to say Hi. :)

Hi Retno,
Will be over to check it out! Yes, this is a crunchy cookie and addictive!

Ok, ok...will exchange with some of your lovely cake!

aiknhoon said... made me want to make these cookies too...looks so yummy! Maybe I will try to make some this weekend...but first I have to get some rolled oats. Can I get get it easily in grocery store?

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi aiknhoon,
Make lah, it's very easy and yummy! :)
Yes, rolled oats is easily available in all grocery stores.

Anonymous said...

Hi Ching,
I tried this recipe this morning. Exactly like u described - I love these crunchy n very addictive cookies. I did some subs - I used melted butter ( more calories :( but I love the butter fragrance ) and dried cranberries n added another 1/2 cup oats cos i love oats.

here is a pic of my cookies


Sweet Jasmine said...

wah..a cookie with variety of ingredients...must tastes very nice..! boys like chocolate chips cookie with a nuts..but hate raisins...

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Aquariusgal
Your cookies look good! Glad you tried it and liked it and thanks for the feedback. :)

Hi Sweet Jasmine,
Then, just adapt this cookie with chocolate chips and nuts, very versatile! :)

Serena said...


I tried making these cookies last night and I noticed that it was very oily at the dough stage. When I rolled them into balls for baking, oil leaked out too. I had to add in more flour to make it more manageable. I am just wondering if the oily dough is to be expected? Thanks for your thoughts.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Serena,
Yes, my dough was oily too. Perhaps when I made the conversion into cups, it was slightly off. You can always refer to the original recipe that uses grams measurement. Or you can add a little flour or more oats into the dough to make it more manageable like you did before.

Anonymous said...

I had tried this recipe and the cookies are great! However the inner part is not baked well and looked wet. So i extend the baking time and it came out slightly burnt. Can you give me some advices on this?

Thanks for sharing this recipe!


Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi Elaine,
Was your cookie very big? Try to make it smaller the next time. If not, just keep watch when you increase the baking time. Take it out before it's burnt.

Happy trying!

CheezyHeart said...

May i ask 1/4 cup + 1/8 cup sugar in ur recipe is brown sugar & normal sugar? thks

Little Corner of Mine said...

Hi ChezzyHeart,
All sugar in my blog is white sugar. If it is brown sugar I would state it. Just like all my egg is large egg.