Norman Rockwell's Oatmeal Cookies

Pat Duran


This unusual cookie recipe , is said to be Norman Rockwell's favorite cookie.

Like his painting, the recipe is simple, straightforward, and classic.
Bake a batch today for a taste of true Americana!

Although I have not tried this recipe yet , I thought you might like to try this great artist all-time favorite recipe.


★★★★★ 4 votes

makes about 1 dozen
10 Min
5 Min


  • 1 stick
    butter (1/2 cup)
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 large
    eggs, well beaten with the water
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    oatmeal, about
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts (walnuts preferred)

How to Make Norman Rockwell's Oatmeal Cookies


  1. Mix in order and drop on baking sheet.
    Bake 400^ 7 to 8 minutes.
    Then run under broiler to brown. I know, but that's what the recipe says.

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About Norman Rockwell's Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies

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