Sunday, July 8, 2012

oatmeal cookies

the best & easiest oatmeal cookies ever. mommy approved for our little avery to indulge anytime she wants. its healthy & less sugary. and if i'm craving for something sweet, this is my to-go-to cookie.


  • 1 3/4 c old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 c whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • raisins (optional)
1. stir together oats, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, & salt.
2. in a separate bowl, beat together butter & sugar with an electric mixer until light & fluffy. then mix in the egg and vanilla.
3. add oat mixture and beat until just combined.
4. using a cookie scoop, drop dough by heaping tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets and slightly flatten with a fork. [i added the raisins before flattening the dough.]
5. bake in a preheated oven at 375F for about 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.

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