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Soft Oatmeal Cookies

Soft Oatmeal Cookies there's just nothing that can quite compare. Perfectly golden outside with a sweet and chewy interior, this cookie is a classic for a reason. Keep these on the counter for any sweet snack on the go and feel your quality of life dramatically improve!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 235kcal


  • 1 cup butter unsalted, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup raisins optional


  • Preheat the oven to 375 F degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl cream together the butter and the sugars together until well combined. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.
  • In another bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add to the butter mixture and stir. Mix in the oats using a spatula. If adding raisins, fold them into the cookie dough now.
  • Drop by tablespoons or small ice cream scoops onto the prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies on baking sheets for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


Store oatmeal cookies in an airtight container or resealable plastic bag. It doesn’t matter, as long as it seals. Keep the cookies out of direct sunlight and at room temperature for about 2 to 3 weeks at normal room temperature.


Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg