The Best Oatmeal Cookies

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May. 13, 2013

Are you a fan of Dad's Oatmeal cookies? These aren't exactly a copycat version... but the flavor is pretty close.


Softened butter 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
Sugar 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
Packed brown sugar 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
Eggs 2
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 cups)
Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
Ground allspice 2 Teaspoon
Ground clove 2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Quick cooking oats 3 Cup (48 tbs)



1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F or 190 degree C.

2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.


3. In a mixing bowl, cream together sugar, brown sugar and butter until fluffy.

4. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well.

5. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, allspice, cinnamon, baking soda, and ground clove. Mix well.

6. Add the dry mixture, a little at a time into the bowl with wet ingredients. Mix well.

7. Stir in oats and let dough stand at room temperature for 2 hours.

8. Drop dough by scoopfuls onto the baking sheets and flatten cookies slightly.

9. Pop the sheet in oven and bake for 10 minutes. Do not overbake.

10. Remove cookies from the oven when edges are just beginning to brown. Let them cool for a minute or two on cookie sheets. Transfer to wire rack and let cool completely.


11. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 48

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 139Calories from Fat 45

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 40 mg1.67%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet