Toasted Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
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Toasted Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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These down-home-flavored cookies are a family favorite. Toasting the oats gives them an extra nutty flavor. The cookies freeze well and remain crisp...but I've found that whenever I make them of our children and grandchildren, I never have enough left to freeze! —Marilyn Krueger, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:21 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 21 servings


  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2-1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 176 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter until lightly browned. Add oats, stirring constantly until golden, 8-10 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool. Combine flour and baking soda; set aside. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until light. Stir in dry ingredients and peanuts until well blended. Let stand for 15 minutes. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until golden. Remove to wire rack to cool. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Toasted Oatmeal Cookies in Reminisce Extra February 1993, p49

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KatandSing User ID: 5956648 38479
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2013 Edited May. 14, 2014

"I substituted chocolate chips and butterscotch chips for the peanuts. I also prefer walnuts to peanuts. They turned out great!"

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