Oat and Raisin Cookies

27 Nov 2023

This cookie recipe is easy to make and they taste delicious.

You could make a batch and freeze the dough to cook later.


100g unsaturated fat spread
25g light muscovado sugar
2 x 15ml spoons clear honey
100g self-raising flour 100g oats 50g raisins
¼ x 5ml spoon mixed spice


Weighing scales
Baking sheet
2 x Saucepan or microwave-safe bowl
Measuring spoons
Wooden spoon
Fork Pan stand
Oven gloves
Wire rack
Greaseproof paper 5cm round cutter (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/150°C fan or gas mark 3.
  2. Line the baking sheets with greaseproof paper.
  3. Turn on the hob to a low heat. Place the spread, sugar and honey in a saucepan and stir until melted. If you have a microwave, place in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on high for 1 minute (timing based on an 800W microwave).
  4. Stir in the flour, spice, oats and raisins. Mix well. Allow to cool for about 5 minutes.
  5. Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls and flatten down onto the prepared baking sheet. This should make around 12. Space them well apart.
  6. Flatten the tops slightly with a fork.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown and crisp on the base.
  8. Leave to cool on the wire rack.

Skills used include:
Weighing, measuring, mixing/combining, rolling, melting, microwaving and baking.

Top Tips

  • To make an even shape, use a 5cm round cutter.

Something to try next time

  • Replace the raisins with 50g of dried cranberries or cherries for a different flavour.