Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
Makesabout 5 dozen
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tablespoon molasses
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups quick-cooking oats
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup each raisins and chopped pecans
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, molasses and vanilla; beat well.
- Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the raisins, pecans and chocolate chips. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
- Bake at 350° for 9-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on pans for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 103 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Jan 5, 2020
I made these using dried cranberries, white chocolate chips and toasted walnuts. Substituted honey for molasses. Nice chewy cookie. They were all gone within a few hours!
Oct 30, 2019
A good chewy cookie, but way too sweet with the raisin and chocolate chip add-ins. Using the add-ins, cut the sugars by half, and increase the oatmeal. A very good cookie.
Oct 11, 2019
Great recipe! If you love a chewy cookie, you will enjoy these. I changed it slightly to make it slightly more healthy. Lowered the sugars to 3/4 cup each, raised the Old Fashioned Oatmeal by 1/4 cup and added 2 Tbs wheat germ. Craisins and small jar of baby prunes are always a great addition. I also refrigerate them for 20 minutes before baking. Delish. Would like to let John know he may have his own way of making changes to a recipe, likes and dislikes, but please respect others choices. Individuality is great. Happy baking!
Sep 9, 2019
I made these plain ( no raisins, nuts, or chocolate chips, etc.) so I needed to add a couple more tablespoons of flour. They are really good, chewy oatmeal cookies. My husband really likes them!
Sep 5, 2019
This recipe LOOKED like the cookie I wanted to make. I followed the recipe except I omitted the choc chips. These cookies are just totally wonderful! I can't wait for my Grandchildren to raid the cookie jar! :) !
Jun 25, 2019
Excellent recipe I added dried cranberries instead of raisins and a little coconut flakes to experiment and some extra oats to make them more chewey. Had to adjust a few ingredients because it was too dry but they came out so good I'm making some more but this time I'm adding sweet potato to the experimental mix. Might as well make them good and nutritious. Super oatmeal cookies!
Jun 11, 2019
This will be my new staple. Came out exactly as we like them... So So good.
Mar 23, 2019
***I never bake; this was probably only my second or third time making cookies from scratch. I had a craving for a really good oatmeal cookie and found this recipe.*** This recipe was simple, delicious, and definitely a keeper. I followed the recipe directions exactly without any issues (except my cookies didn't come out that flat like the picture. This might be because I left them as little balls on the baking sheet but I'm not sure). I did make a few adjustments. I cut the recipe in half and since my husband is vegan, I made a few substitutions: 1. I used Miyoko's European-Style Cultured Vegan Butter https://miyokos.com/collections/vegan-butter 2. I used Bob's Red Mill Egg Replacer https://www.bobsredmill.com/gluten-free-vegan-egg-replacer.html 3. I used Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Mini Chips https://enjoylifefoods.com/products/semi-sweet-chocolate-mini-chips-1?variant=20209502879855 4. I also added unsweetened coconut flakes since I love coconut. Very delicious and would recommend.
Jan 14, 2019
Excellent recipe! I refrigerate any cookie dough for 30 mins that uses butter for fluffier results. I also use either parchment or non stick foil to prevent any cookies from sticking and these turned out perfectly.
Jun 21, 2018
soft and chewy reminded me of my grandmother's when I was a kid I really didn't adjust anything I think they're perfect as they are great. My boyfriend love them