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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The Thanksgiving Day has always been a special day to share the love and appreciate the people who have been close to you. Most people in relationships use this occasion to express their love and gratitude to their partners. A perfect food and gift from a partner are always received by the other with much affection.

There are a variety of thanksgiving gifts that a male partner can offer to the girlfriend. For one to effectively select the best thanksgiving gift for the girlfriend, they must first come up with the gift ideas for their girlfriend. These ideas can be generated by the boyfriend by considering the gifts that will make the girlfriend feel special and loved, or one may find the gift ideas for this particular occasion by researching on the internet.

A bouquet of fresh flowers is obviously one precious thanksgiving gift that she will appreciate. This, however, will be more suitable when accompanied by other gifts such as nicely packed stone jewelry. A cute gold, silver, or diamond necklace or earrings will be fit as a thanksgiving gift for her. You may also consider buying her a thanksgiving cookbook containing traditional thanksgiving recipes if she is always interested in cooking.

Traditionally, the Thanksgiving Day was graced by a ceremony where people ate together. You may, therefore, prepare a thanksgiving food for her. The food ought to be unique, easy to prepare, and one that she will love and appreciate. One, therefore, has to find a thanksgiving recipe from a cookbook or the internet. A proper thanksgiving food will make her happy and feel loved especially given the fact that it has been made by the person she loves. One such food is the slow cooker pineapple pork roast, served with salad and freshly baked rolls. The food has a simple recipe, but the deliciousness of it goes a long way to express the love that you have for her. That is Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

You can probably find most of the ingredients for these moist cookies in your kitchen pantry.

1 cup raisins

1 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

5 tablespoons raisin juice

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 cups quick oats

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt


Simmer raisins covered with water until plump; drain except for 5 tablespoons raisin juice.


Beat together butter or margarine, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add raisin juice with baking soda, cinnamon, oats, flour, and salt. Stir in raisins. Drop by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees F for 12 minutes.


Yield: 2 dozen cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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