Introduction: Awesome Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

My family and I have been making these cookies for years. After making these cookies according to the recipe multiple times, I made some modifications to the recipe to cater the cookies to my specific  tastes. I am making this Instructable because of an assignment given to me by my English teacher.

Step 1:

First, set the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2:

Then, get out the ingredients. The  ingredients are 4 sticks of margarine or butter at room temperature, 2 cups of brown sugar, 1 cup of granulated sugar, 4 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, 1-2 cups of all purpose flour, 2 teaspoons of baking soda, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon,1 teaspoon of salt (optional), 6 cups of Quaker Oats, and 2 cups of raisins.

Step 3:

Next, beat together the butter and sugars until it becomes creamy.

Step 4:

Then, add in the eggs and vanilla and beat it well.

Step 5:

Then, add the combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.

Step 6:

Next, stir in the oats and raisins. 

Step 7:

Now, drop rounded tablespoonfuls (or bigger) onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 8:

Then, bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are golden brown.

Step 9:

And finally, after they bake, let them cool on the cookie sheet for one minute and then you can move them on to a cooling rack.

Step 10:


Step 11: