Excellent Oatmeal Cookies

Excellent Oatmeal Cookies


"This is a chewy oatmeal cookie."


56 m servings 126 cals
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Original recipe yields 42 servings



  • Calories:
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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  1. 294 Ratings


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 befo...

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 b...

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. Th...

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 abou...

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 h...

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.

I am always searching for the ultimate cookie recipe that makes a good snack for me. After going through all the reviews of this oatmeal recipe I went to work to create my best cookie ever. Ins...

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.

Good basic recipe, not much different from the others, but very tasty and chewy. The cinnamon adds a good kick. My kids love eating them when they come home from school.