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Oatmeal Cookie Recipe


  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 40 Minutes
  • Yield: 36 Cookies 1x

Description

This oatmeal cookie recipe produces soft oatmeal cookies that stay soft even when cooled.


Ingredients

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  1. 1 cup butter, softened
  2. 1 cup white sugar
  3. 1 cup packed brown sugar
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  8. 1 teaspoon salt
  9. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  10. 3 cups quick cooking oats
  11. raisins or nuts (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together white sugar, butter, and brown sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda,and salt. Stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in oats. If you are using nuts or raisins, mix into dough, combining well. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Roll the dough into balls, and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: easy oatmeal cookies, soft oatmeal cookies