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Oatmeal Cinnamon Cookies

My family loves these big old-fashioned cookies. They’re crisp, yet still chewy in the center, and the cinnamon makes them a little different from typical oatmeal cookies.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in oats.
  • Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 208 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • Kokopuffs
    Nov 3, 2019

    I loved this recipe; however, I wanted more cinnamon so I added 2 tsps of cinnamon instead of 1 tsp, and since most of my family doesn't like raisins, I put raisins in half the batch. Also, next time, I'll probably add less sugar, as they were very sweet, even though I've been scarfing them up since I made them! LOL

  • 12Knights4Mari
    Nov 1, 2019

    The first time I made these, I really enjoyed the texture but found it too sweet, so I adjusted the recipe by cutting back 1/4 cup of each type of sugar, plus a little additional cinnamon since I couldn’t really taste it before. Now they’re perfect! ????

  • Cassandra
    Jun 6, 2018

    No comment left

  • Melissa
    Apr 6, 2018

    I used Old Fashioned Oats with the 1 1/2 cups of flour that the recipe calls for without having any issues. I wonder if there is a difference for people who live at different elevations.

  • claire08
    Aug 3, 2015

    just great!

  • shirasr
    Jan 25, 2015

    The perfect cookie! It's crisp on the outside, and chewy on the inside and has a warm cinnamon flavor. I did not need to add extra flour, but I refrigerated the dough for 15 minutes before shaping.

  • pamsterhamster
    Aug 25, 2014

    Love this cookie. I substitute 1/3 cup of unsweetened applesauce for 1/3 cup butter. Cuts the fat & makes a softer cookie.

  • flapingglass
    Jun 28, 2014

    The taste itself was quite good, but they came out flat and just a little bit burnt. Reading from the other comments here, I think I should've added some extra flour.

  • kathidahl
    Mar 19, 2014

    These were delish...but I will try with margarine or shortening next time. Mine were crisp, not chewy...am at 2500 feet so maybe that was a factor...

  • Laurieanne1970
    Sep 21, 2013

    Wonderful chewy and crispy cookie. loved it with hot cocoa.