Christy's Chewy Oatmeal/Cashew Cookies

Christy Lea


This is a decilious, chewy oatmeal cookie.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

When these came out of the oven, all I wanted to do was pour a tall glass of milk and dig in! I've never eaten a cookie with cashews before. And, I'm wondering why not?! Next time, I may add a few chocolate chips. These are becoming a regular in my house. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 3 votes

Makes 4 Dozen
25 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
    real butter
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    cashews (halves/pieces)
  • 1/2 c
    sweetened flaked coconut

How to Make Christy's Chewy Oatmeal/Cashew Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix salt, flour, cinnamon, oatmeal and baking soda together thoroughly with fork and set aside.
  3. Soften butter, add sugar(s) and mix thoroughly until creamy. Add vanilla and one egg. Beat in the other egg. Mix thoroughly. Add dry ingredients gradually. Dough will be thick. Fold in nuts and coconut.
  4. Using your hands, shape dough the size of walnuts and press down flat.
  5. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 8-9 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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About Christy's Chewy Oatmeal/Cashew Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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