The best homemade recipe for quick Oatmeal Raisin Cookies! Soft, buttery, chewy cookies loaded with old fashioned oats, coconut flakes and raisins. Ready in under 10-minutes, you’ll love this quick recipe.

If you enjoy coconut flakes in recipes, try our Chocolate Chip Coconut Cake Bars or the Layered Cake with Almonds and Coconut.

Soft coconut oatmeal raisin cookies stacked on top of each other.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies-

These truly are the best oatmeal cookies, and it’s such a simple recipe. From the texture of the cookie to the flavor, it’s an amazing recipe. The cookies are loaded with oats, raisins and coconut flakes. When served warm, the cookies are irresistibly addictive.

Since there are no chocolate chips in the cookies and with the added old fashioned oats and raisins, the cookies taste and seem healthy. Healthy is good. 😉

How to make the Best Oatmeal Cookies-

  • Toast coconut flakes.
  • Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl, set aside.
  • Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add eggs.
  • Beat in flour mixture.
  • With a spatula, fold in the raisins, oatmeal and coconut flakes.
  • Bake cookies.
  • ENJOY!.

TIP: Allow cookies to slightly cool before transferring them to a cooling rack or they’ll fall apart.

How to make oatmeal cookies from scratch with raisins and coconuts.

What are the ingredients for Chewy Oatmeal Cookies?

The ingredients for these oatmeal cookies are ones you most likely already have in your pantry and refrigerator.

  • You’ll need flour, baking powder and soda, salt, cinnamon, butter, eggs, sugar, raisins, oatmeal, and coconut flakes.
How to for oatmeal cookies into balls and placing them to baking sheet.

Can I freeze Oatmeal Cookies?

Yes, these oatmeal cookies freeze well. Once the cookies have completely cooled, add to a freezer bag and freeze. Thaw cookies to enjoy. Reheat in the oven, if desired.

How to store Oatmeal Raisin Cookies?

To keep cookies soft and chewy, keep in an airtight container like THIS one.

Recipe for the best oatmeal raisin cookies.

Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

4.8 from 5 votes
Soft, chewy and easy recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. Cookies loaded with old-fashioned oats, coconut flakes and raisins. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies



  • Preheat oven to 355°F.
  • Spread out coconut flakes onto a baking sheet. Bake 5-7 minutes, or until coconut flakes begin to take on a golden color. Set aside to cool.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar (brown and granulated sugar) until creamy.
  • Beat in one egg at a time. 
  • Add flour mixture and mix on low speed until well combined. 
  • With a spatula, fold in coconut flakes, raisins and oatmeal. 
  • Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls onto baking sheet.
  • Bake 9-10 minutes for a chewy cookie.


Calories: 137kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 47mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 135IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 0.8mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)