Oaty Nut Raisin Cookies

Effort: Low
Kit: By Hand
Lifespan: 3-5 days
Temp: Room
Cook's Fave: Yes

Makes: 22


  • 85g unsalted butter, softened
  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 15g golden syrup
  • 50ml milk (or alcohol, see alternatives)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence (or ½ tsp extract)
  • 125g rolled oats
  • 65g plain flour
  • ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon (see alternatives)
  • 55g chopped hazelnuts (see alternatives)
  • 75g currants/raisins (see alternatives)


  1. Preheat oven to 120°C Fan/Gas Mark 1.
  2. Line 2 large trays with parchment.
  3. In large mixing bowl; Cream butter and sugar.
  4. Stir in egg, milk, syrup and vanilla.
  5. Stir in flour, oats, bicarb and cinnamon.
  6. Stir in nuts and currants/raisins.
  7. Drop dessert spoonfuls on parchment.
  8. Bake for 35 mins.

Alternative Combinations

  • Choc chip, hazelnut, whiskey
  • Cherry, coconut, almond essence, Malibu
  • Cherry, almond, almond essence, Amaretto
  • Date, walnut, Tia Maria, fine coffee
  • Cranberry, cashew, brandy, ¼ tsp allspice

Tip: Use small (1.½" diameter) ice-cream scoop to measure cookie dough onto trays. Flatten slightly.