Excellent Oatmeal Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Excellent Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 56 mins

Excellent Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe by  

"This is a chewy oatmeal cookie."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 3 1/2 dozen Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins
  • READY IN

    56 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in oats and nuts until just blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cookies should be at least 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake for about 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies on a wire rack.
Kitchen-Friendly View
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 24, 2005

These are absolutely delicious! I read that some reviewers' cookies were coming apart, so I added 1/8 c extra flour as recommended and I made sure that I rolled the cookies into tight balls before placing on cookie sheet. I also reduced salt by half, due to reviews that the cookies were too salty. Will make again and again!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 01, 2008

These were alright.

 
Apr 26, 2005

This was a big hit with my students. The first batch came out a little too flat, though (not like the picture). I added 1/4 cup more flour and 1/2 cup more oatmeal, and that made them nice and big (still chewy) without being too stiff. I'll certainly be making these again.

 
Dec 15, 2003

These are absolutely delicious cookies. We love cookies that stay soft, and these are perfect. I read the reviews before I made them, and used 2 tablespoons less margarine than called for. They didn't spread flat at all, and the texture is soft and chewy. I baked them on my air bake cookie sheet and it took about 16 minutes. I also chopped up the walnuts real well, and every bite has bits of walnuts in it. Delicious!!!

 
Oct 14, 2006

The cookies are tasty, but they took really long to cook at 325 degrees, about 20 minutes. I tried turning up the temperature to 350 degrees the second time around and the cookies baked for about 15 minutes. The texture of the cookies was better that way; still chewy but not too sticky.

 
Nov 12, 2010

This was a very nice, basic, oatmeal cookie. I am waiting for the second batch to come out of the oven now... It upsets me when people rate recipes that they have made changes to before they have even tried it. If you have made changes, then it is not the same recipe, and you should be submitting a recipe instead of a review. I followed this recipe as it was written, and they are a very nice oatmeal cookie. For those who thought they spread out to much, look at the picture. Mine turned out exactly like that. If you don't want a flat cookie, find a different recipe.

 
Oct 07, 2002

Easy to make and good results. I used some applesause to top off my butter and it worked out well. I don't think it was an overly chewy cookie though as the recipe claims.

 
Nov 03, 2007

This recipe is a keeper. They do come out flat and take a long time to bake (15-18 minutes), but they are super-tasty.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.8 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

It’s Ghouls’ Night Out
It’s Ghouls’ Night Out

Get cute n’ creepy recipes to feed all your little monsters.

Allrecipes Cooking School
Allrecipes Cooking School

It’s everything you need to cook your best. Learn more about Allrecipes Cooking School.

Football Food for the Win
Football Food for the Win

All the game-day eats you need to crush the tailgate competition.

Related Videos

Beth's Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These chewy oatmeal raisin cookies are spiced with cinnamon and cloves.

Soft Oatmeal Cookies

See a top-rated recipe for soft, chewy oatmeal cookies.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

See how to make sensational oatmeal peanut butter cookies.

Related Menus

Sorry, there are no related menus here yet.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States