Simple & Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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With just a few simple ingredients from the pantry, you can whip up a batch o Olga Austin's sweet morsels in no Time! "It's such a yummy recipe," she notes from her Lodi, New Jersey kitchen. "Not only is it easy, it makes dozens without much fuss."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 48 servings


  • 3 cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 227 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Transfer to a large bowl; knead in oats.
  2. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 8 dozen.
Originally published as Chewy Oatmeal Cookies in Country Woman September/October 2000, p41

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MommyLyon User ID: 5760354 81192
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"excellent if you like crispy cookies! Thanks for the recipe!"

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