Recipe yields 2 dozen servings.
According to Best Health, walnuts can reduce your risk of breast cancer and diabetes, contain antioxidants that boost heart health, and are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce depression, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and inflammatory diseases.
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ⅓ cup packed dark brown sugar
- ¼ cup butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 large egg
- ¾ cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup regular oats
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ⅔ cup golden raisins
- ¼ cup chopped toasted walnuts
- Cooking spray
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Place first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended.
- Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Add flour, oats, and salt to egg mixture; beat well.
- Stir in raisins and walnuts.
- Drop by level tablespoons, 1½ inches apart, onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Remove from oven; let stand 2 minutes. Remove cookies from baking sheet; serve warm.