Quakers- Best Oatmeal Cookies

Quakers- Best Oatmeal Cookies

12 reviews, 4.2 star(s). 92% would make again

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"Lovely cookies, makes a decent sized batch too. Used slightly less butter (1 1/4 cups ) by accident but it turned out really well. Would certainly make again"


1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Ground cinnamon
3 c QUAKER oats; uncooked
1 1/2 c Margarine; softened, or butter
1 ts Baking soda
1 Egg
1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
1 ts Vanilla
1/2 c Granulated sugar
1/2 ts Salt; optional
3/4 c Brown Sugar; firmly packed

Original recipe makes 54



Heat oven to 375 F. Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, salt and spices; mix well. Stir in oats; mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 9 minutes for a chewy cookie or 10 to 11 minutes for a crisp cookie. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container. ABOUT 4-1/2 DOZEN For Bar Cookies: Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely; cut into bars. Store tightly covered. ABOUT 4 DOZEN VARIATIONS: Stir in l cup raisins or chopped nuts - stir in 1 cup semisweet chocolate, butterscotch or peanut butter flavored pieces; omit spices. High Altitude Adjustments: Add an additional l/4 cup all-purpose flour and bake as directed. Nutrition Information 1 cookie Calories 90, Calories From Fat 45, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 70mg, Total Carbohydrates 11g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 1g

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Crispy around the edges,chewy in the middle and delicious all the way through!

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I added chopped pecans and semi sweet chocolate chips. Very good recipe.
Jokersmom 2y ago

Added chocolate chips, chopped walnuts and raisins yummy!
jamminbaby 2y ago

Yummy! Just like mom made
Ava79 2y ago

Lovely cookies, makes a decent sized batch too. Used slightly less butter (1 1/4 cups ) by accident but it turned out really well. Would certainly make again
LDragonfly1980 2y ago

Very good! I would recommend chilling dough first and then baking.
kmm23us 2y ago

Love these! Just made my second batch this week!
kimberphillips 3y ago

Wonderful! My husband gives this a 10!
Cadensnana 4y ago

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