Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Oatmeal Cookies

A Childhood Favorite

These cookies may look plain and -well okay, a little boring. But do not let yourself be deceived! Just because they don't have chocolate chips or peanut butter or something else to set them apart does not mean you should easily pass them over. They are super delicious when they are fresh and warm with a cold glass of milk. The edges are crisp and the center is chewy. Yum!! It's hard to keep milk in the house when we have these. They are simple, quick and a nice break from the usual cookie with all the add-ins. They"re great in a bowl of cereal, in lunches with a glass of milk, or as a snack. I love the oatmeal in them, it makes them seem a little more wholesome.☺

Preheat oven to 375°.
2 cup flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
½ teaspoon vanilla
1½ cups oatmeal
Additional sugar

Place the first 6 ingredients into a mixer bowl and stir. Add the next 3 ingredients and mix well, scraping down sides and mixing again. Stir in oatmeal and mix well. Using a size 40 cookie scoop (or size of your choice)* form into balls and roll into additional sugar. Place onto baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.
* If you use a different size scoop adjust the bake time. They should be golden around the edge. I like to leave them on the pan for a minute or two till they are set before removing them.

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1 comment:

  1. Oatmeal Cookies are my favorite cookie! I don't make them often as I can not stop until they are gone... LOVE them. Thanks for sharing