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Toasted Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Toasted Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 10 min. YIELD: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 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped


  • 1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter until lightly browned. Add oats, stirring constantly until golden, about 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Toasted Oatmeal Cookies

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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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