Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy and wholesome oatmeal cookies.

Oatmeal Cookies

Add 1.5 cups of dried fruit or butterscotch morsels, or .75 tsp ground ginger, for more fun.

Prep Time 12 min Cook Time 22 min Rest Time 15 min Total Time 49 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 12 Calories: 389 Best Season: Winter



Preheat Oven to 350F

  1. Adjust oven racks to low and middle positions.

Prepare Ingredients

  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter until creamy.

  2. Add sugars and beat until fluffy. (about three minutes)

  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg together.
    Stir into the butter mixture, using a spoon or spatula.

  5. Stir in the oats and any fruit or morsels being added.

    Optional fruit or morsels - Raisins, cranberries and butterscotch morsels are great in this recipe.
  6. Form dough into 2-inch balls and place on parchment lined baking sheet or seasoned bar stone.

    Image shown has dried cranberries

Bake Cookies

  1. Bake at 350F for 11 minutes.

  2. Rotate cookie sheets (front to back and top to bottom). Bake for 11-14 minutes, until the edges turn golden brown.

    Image shown has butterscotch morsels.
  3. Cool the cookies on a parchment lined rack.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Cookie

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 389kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.5g27%
Saturated Fat 10.2g51%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 221mg10%
Potassium 143mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 54.5g19%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g10%
Sugars 28.7g
Protein 5.4g11%

* Nutritional information is an estimate based on ingredients. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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