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Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

10 Classic and Fresh Twists on Oatmeal Cookies


Who doesn't like sinking his or her teeth into a soft and chewy oatmeal cookie? These recipes include all the classics - chewy oatmeal cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, plus some fresh twists. Whether you're a purist or you want something creative and new, there's an oatmeal cookie recipe here for you. What's the best way to enjoy these cookies? Warm, right out of the oven (okay, you can let them cool for a few minutes) with a tall glass of cold milk.

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1. Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
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These oatmeal cookies are sweetened only with honey (no sugar), which not only lends great flavor to this recipe, but also great texture. These cookies will stay moist for several days if stored in an airtight container. I also usually add a piece of white bread to the cookie tin. It helps keep the cookies soft.

2. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Stephanie Gallagher
These melt-in-your-mouth oatmeal chocolate chip cookies bring together the best of two great classics in one delectable cookie. When I make these for parties or bake sales, they disappear in an instant.

3. Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Stephanie Gallagher
A brownie mix is the base for these soft and tender oatmeal cookies. Chocolate chips are added for extra sweetness and chocolate flavor. Chocolate and oatmeal make a wonderful pair!

4. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Stephanie Gallagher
The texture of these oatmeal raisin cookies will remind you why you love oatmeal cookies in the first place (in case you forgot). Chewy with just the right amount of wholesome nuttiness, these oatmeal raisin cookies are appropriate for any occasion.

5. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars Recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars
Stephanie Gallagher
If you're a fan of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, and you like cookie bars or brownies, you will adore these oatmeal cookie bars. They taste almost like granola bars. Soft and chewy, these cookie bars are ideal for picnics, holidays and bake sales.

6. Wedding Cookies with Oatmeal

Wedding Cookies
Stephanie Gallagher
Wedding cookies are typically made with just finely-chopped walnuts, but this recipe also incorporates oatmeal, and it is fantastic. The buttery cookies are a lovely contrast to the hearty oatmeal. I like to make these cookies for Christmas.

7. Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Coconut oil is the secret ingredient that makes these oatmeal cookies so soft. Unlike most oils, coconut oil is not a liquid. It's a soft solid, similar to shortening. Look for it in your local health food store or the health food section of your favorite grocery store. I prefer dark chocolate chips for these oatmeal cookies, but use whatever kind of chocolate chips you like.

8. Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Cookies
Stephanie Gallagher
The unique combination of spices really sets these oatmeal cookies apart from the rest. If you can't find mace, use nutmeg. Mace actually comes from the nutmeg tree, and it has a slightly stronger flavor than nutmeg - sort of like cinnamon and pepper.

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