Easy-Peasy Oatmeal Cookies

Love these oatmeal cookies!  They are so easy to make, it’s ridiculous.

2 comments

Love them!  They are so easy to make, it’s ridiculous.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 2 cups of old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten

Directions:

  • Melt butter, pour over oatmeal, mix and let stand until the butter is solid again.
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Mix the remaining ingredients into the dough, egg last.
  • Form balls in your hands, place on baking sheet.  Leave some space between them, they rise.

oatmeal cookies raw

  • Bake for about 15 minutes.  Let cool for 5 minutes or so on the baking sheet before transferring to a rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy!

Depending on the flour you are using and the size of your egg, the dough might be a bit sticky.  Add flour to make it less sticky, or roll balls with wet hands.  If the dough is too soft, the cookies might run into each other while baking (like ours did today) and might even turn out a bit crumbly, albeit quite as scrumptious.

You probably won’t have to worry about storing them for any length of time because they usually go fast, but just in case you do, a tin can or a glass jar will do just fine.

 

2 comments on “Easy-Peasy Oatmeal Cookies”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.