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Chunky Awesome (aka Oatmeal Cookies)

adapted from bon appetit desserts
Servings 36

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 2/3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup dark raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans lightly toasted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla extract until well incorporated.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices.
  • Gradually mix in the flour mixtures, beating until just incorporated.
  • Remove from mixer and stir in the oats, raisins, and pecans.
  • Using a #60 cookie scoop, drop dough onto baking sheets, spacing 2" apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Leave on baking sheet for 2 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.