Simple Oatmeal Cookies

Simple Oatmeal Cookies

There’s nothing quite like the comforting aroma of freshly baked oatmeal cookies wafting through the kitchen. These simple oatmeal cookies are a beloved classic that will transport you back to fond childhood memories. With their chewy texture and the perfect balance of sweetness, they are a delightful treat for any occasion.


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, all-purpose flour, baking soda, and ground cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms. If desired, fold in the raisins.
  6. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  8. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Enjoy these simple oatmeal cookies with a glass of milk or your favorite hot beverage.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10-12 minutes

Yield: 24 cookies

These simple oatmeal cookies are the perfect blend of chewy and sweet, making them a timeless favorite for cookie lovers of all ages.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 120, Total Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 50mg, Total Carbohydrates: 18g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 9g, Protein: 2g

There you have it – a delightful recipe for simple oatmeal cookies that will satisfy your sweet cravings and fill your home with a warm, inviting aroma. These cookies are perfect for sharing with loved ones or indulging in a cozy moment of self-care. So, roll up your sleeves, preheat your oven, and let’s bake some delicious memories!

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