Self Frosting Oatmeal Cookies

Self Frosting Oatmeal Cookies


"These oatmeal cookies make their own frosting while they bake. Very tasty and addictive."


2 h 25 m servings 106 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.3g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 58 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the brown sugar, white sugar, and vegetable oil until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture, then mix in the rolled oats. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Roll cookie dough into walnut sized balls, roll the balls in the confectioners sugar to coat, and place 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I just started baking. I'm seventeen and I'm just trying to find recipes that will be good for my family when I get responsible enough to have I cooked my mom dinner saturday night a...

I hate to give a negative review but I thought I had a very sweet tooth. I love sugar, but these were like taking a teaspoonful of sugar and putting it in your mouth. Definietly not disgusting...

These are the best oatmeal cookies I have ever made or tasted. I chilled the dough for 3 hours, and I rolled it lightly in 10x sugar-the self made glaze is terrific. They are chewy, not cake l...

Wonderful cookies. Be careful to not overbake. I learned from my first batch that they should only be baked for about 8 minutes, just until they are set. Watch closely.

This is a great recipe.... the cookies covered with the confectioners sugar take on a delicate texture. My kids really liked them..... and they are picky about oatmeal cookies.... I added golden...

Not convinced these cookies make their own frosting. The only thing on top of the cookies is some remnants of the powdered sugar. That aside, though, these are pretty good cookies. I didn't t...

These did "frost" themselves. They were okay. Came out dry and crunchy. They did not spread while baking. Good flavor, but not a chewy tender cookie. Probably won't make these again.

These cookies were ok, but not the greatest. Rather plain. A good cookie when you're out of butter

Um... They were cookies. I tried these cookies because I am out of butter and my margarine wasn't softened. I can hold my own when it comes to sugar, and I felt these were too sweet. Also, I...