Oatmeal cookies

Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Doris Barnett


This cookie is a hit at office parties, and a great last-minute gift for a neighbor! If they go to work, none ever make it home again.


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The recipe makes between 2 and 4 dozen, depending on the size of the dough balls. I usually get abou
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1 stick
butter, softened
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
light brown sugar
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
3/4 c
uncooked old fashioned whole grain oats (not quick cooking!)
1 c
all purpose flour

How to Make Oatmeal cookies


  • 1Cream together butter and sugars
  • 2Add vanilla and egg and stir until blended
  • 3Add baking powder, baking soda, and salt and stir until blended
  • 4Add oats and stir until blended
  • 5Add flour and stir until thoroughly mixed
  • 6Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease cookie sheet
  • 7Roll dough into balls about the size of a walnut that is still in the shell - smaller size will be a smaller cookie
  • 8Place on cookie sheet about 2 inches apart
  • 9Lightly grease a flat bottomed glass
  • 10Dip glass in sugar then gently press the dough; do this step twice for each dough ball
  • 11Bake on greased cookie sheet 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 12Store tightly covered for up to 2 weeks

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About Oatmeal cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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