Oatmeal Cookies at Their Best!

stack of Oatmeal cookiesI love oatmeal cookies, especially when they are full of walnuts.  I made these last week to put in the rooms upon guests arrival.  They were deliciously chewy and thin, perfectly paired with a big glass of milk.  After a few days, the cookies that were left over became great dunkers,  they took on the consistency of a ginger snap.  Enjoy these all year round.  You can add anything to them from chocolate to cranberries and more.  Also, I went ahead and scooped all the dough onto parchment paper, put the tray in the freezer and once they were hard I put them into a freezer zip lock for storage.  Now I can just pull out a couple, thaw and bake!  I hope you enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, room temp
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs (Farm fresh! Support your town, shop local!!)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon (I used Saigon.. mmm)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups oats (quick cooking or regular… I used regular, I like them chewy)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
 

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325*
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time until fully incorporated, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in oats and nuts until just blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Cookies should be at least 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake for about 12 minutes. Cool cookies on a wire rack.   

 

 
Enjoy!
Becca Morelock
Baker and Innkeeper at Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast

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