No matter how hard it tries, no matter how many recipe formations it attempts to squeeze into, it seems the oatmeal raisin cookie can never do anything right.

The stigma against the cookie is persistent and unwavering. For as long as I can remember, oatmeal cookies have belonged to a lower caste of cookie. While some of the criticisms of oatmeal raisin cookies are genuinely felt, so much of the opposition to oatmeal raisin originates in cultural prejudice.

We are taught to hate oatmeal raisin, we were not born to loathe it. 

Let’s strip away the layers of stigma and celebrate oatmeal raisin cookies for what they are: a delight. Read more…

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