Maple-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies


Your usual raisin-oatmeal cookies just got a big upgrade! Add a drizzle of maple syrup to the dough, and finish each cookie with a sweet maple syrup glaze.

Maple-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
42 mins
30 cookies


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup pure maple syrup

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cup quick-cooking or regular rolled oats*

  • ¾ cup raisins or dried cranberries

  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 3 tablespoon pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat on medium 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in 1/3 cup maple syrup, egg, and 1 tsp. of the vanilla. Beat in flour on low. Stir in oats and raisins.

  2. Drop dough by teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are set and centers are still soft. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet. Remove; cool on wire rack.

  3. In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, the 3 Tbsp. maple syrup, and the remaining 1/2 tsp. vanilla. If necessary, add a milk or water, 1/2 tsp. at a time, to desired consistency. Drizzle over cooled cookies.


If using regular oats, use an additional 1/4 cup all-purpose flour.

To Store

Place cookies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

112 Calories
4g Fat
20g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 112
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 69mg 1%
Folate, total 8.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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