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5 from 7 votes

Oatmeal Cookies

These Oatmeal Cookies are big and chewy, super easy to make and they're good for you. Add chocolate chips, raisins, or nuts and watch them disappear!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, oatmeal cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar granulated
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Optional Ingredients


  • Preheat your oven to 350 F degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the butter with the brown sugar, granulated sugar, and mix until light and creamy. Add the eggs and vanilla extract; beat well.
  • In another medium size bowl, combine together the flour, quick cooking oats, cinnamon and baking soda. Add this to the butter mixture; mix well.
  • If adding any of the optional ingredients, add them now and fold them in to the cookie dough.
  • Drop by tablespoons or small ice cream scoops onto the prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 min or until golden around the edges.
  • Let the cookies cool for a couple minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.



  1. Recipe yields 24 cookies.
  2. Nutrition: Nutritional info is for 1 cookie and it includes chocolate chips and raisins (no pecans). Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 5.5% | Vitamin C: 0.5% | Calcium: 2.9% | Iron: 6.1%