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Simple & Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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. YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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