Monday, December 14, 2015

Oatmeal Cookies


I inherited my passion for baking cookies from my grandma Audrey, along with all of her recipes. Her oatmeal cookies were one of her most-loved recipes, and the one that my dad requests the most often. They are chewy, flavorful, and always sentimental for me to bake.


Ingredients
2 1/2 sticks of butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 cup oats
*optional: 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In an electric mixer, combine butter and sugars. Add egg and vanilla, beat well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to mixture. Pour in oats until thoroughly combined. Add nuts, if desired. I use a cookie scoop to make dough into uniform 1-inch balls, otherwise use a teaspoon to place on a non-stick cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake for 8-9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on a wire rack before storing. Enjoy with a glass of milk or a scoop of vanilla ice cream!


48 comments:

  1. ahhh oatmeal cookies are my favorite! It's so special when you use a family recipe, isn't it? I'm impressed you got them all nearly the same size!

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    Love, Mary

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  2. Meghan, oatmeal cookies are one of my all time favorites especially with a big glass of milk! Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe! If I have the ingredients in, I think I am going to make them tonight :) Hope you have a wonderful week ahead!

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    1. Thank you Lauren! Hope you have a great week too!

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  3. Meghan, this is such a great recipe! I am sucker for oatmeal cookies! Love the way yours turned out! Looks so yummy!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.WhatWouldVWear.net

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  4. Nice cookies, thanks for recipe:)
    Have a lovely week!
    kisses
    http://irreplaceable-fashion.blogspot.com/

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  5. You just reminded me I need oatmeal cookies in my life again! Or oatmeal in general, I used to eat it every morning for breakfast and then I just stopped and totally forgot about it!

    Paulina


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    1. Oatmeal cookies are semi-healthy right?! Thanks Paulina!

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  6. I love family recipes. These look great!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  7. I love baking, and oatmeal cookies are my favorite to make! These look so good!
    Rachael
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  8. Yum, these look delicious! I always love a good oatmeal cookie.

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  9. Oatmeal cookies are my weakness! MmMmM!!!!

    Tina
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  10. yummy these look so good
    xo
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  11. Come and i'll take some of your cookies!!
    Looks tasty, i hope i can bake like you.

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  12. what a lovely post my dear
    amatzing Cookies look so tasty, lovely
    thanks for the recipie

    with love your AMELY ROSE

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  13. I like your blog, its really dope.
    Do you want to follow each other?
    If you want, than follow me, and let me know in comments, so I can follow you back with pleasure.

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    xoxo

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    1. Thanks so much - just followed you!

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  14. Yummy cookies for Holidays +_+

    Kisses & Happy Holidays,

    Nicole

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  15. I love oatmeal cookies! I will have to try these!


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  16. I'm a huuuuge oatmeal cookie fan, so I'm down with these!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  17. I follow you now, just like I said.
    xoxo

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  18. Oatmeal cookies are one of my faves this time of the year! I like to add chocolate chips as well... can't get enough chocolate!

    Annessa
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  19. Omg YUM! Oatmeal cookies are my fiance's favorite so I will HAVE to give this recipe a try!

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  20. Everything looks so delicious here! Yumyum cookies! Perfect holiday treats! Thanks for sharing babe! Have a blessed Wednesday!

    Much love, Len ❤️❄️
    www.lenparent.com

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    1. Thank you so much Len! Wishing you a great week!

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