Mom's Best Oatmeal Cookies


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170.7
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 25.4 mg
  • Sodium: 161.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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Submitted by: MUJU71
Mom's Best Oatmeal Cookies


A delicious cookie that is quick and easy. A delicious cookie that is quick and easy.
Number of Servings: 36


    1 cup butter or margarine
    1 cup brown sugar, packed
    1 cup sugar
    2 eggs
    2 tsp vanilla
    2 Tbsp water
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    4 tsp baking powder
    2 cups flour
    3 cups oats


Cream butter and sugars; add eggs and vanilla. Stir in salt, cinnamon, baking powder and flour. Add oats and mix well. Drop from teaspoon onto greased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350F. Makes 6 dozen cookies. (1 serving=2 cookies)

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MUJU71.


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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used ont teaspoon of alomnd extract and one vanilla. I added a few almonds and craisins into the mix as well! Mmmgood! - 10/11/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used whole wheat flour, butter instead of margarine (no trans fats), decreased sugars to 2/3 cup each, and switched salt to 1/2 tsp and cinnamon to 1 tsp. Very soft, chewy cookie with delicious flavor but a bit dry. (?due to the changes). Good recipe just the same. - 9/21/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Finally an amazing oatmeal cookie! Fantastic plain or with chocolate chips. - 4/25/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    why does it say to have water if it never says add water? i added water anyways.

    - 2/8/09

    Reply from MUJU71 (2/8/09)
    Sorry, I must have left out a sentence in the instructions.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made these with whole wheat flour. It was delicious and would definitely make them again. - 7/16/08

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  • Very good!! Next time Ill add my dried cranberries or apples! Excellent Recipe and so very easy! - 7/14/13

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  • I only had self-rising flour on hand so I used that and eliminated the salt and baking powder....came out great! - 7/20/12

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  • maybe it was my oats... - 9/11/10

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  • I used all whole wheat flour, splenda brown sugar, and added raisens! Easy AND yummy! Will make again for sure! - 12/2/09

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  • excellent-added raisins and pecans to half for husband and kids-they loved them. also used half whole wheat flour and cut both sugars to 3/4 cup each - 11/6/09

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  • I just made these cookies. Only I didn't use 3 cups of oats. I used 1 cup of oats, 1 cup of 5 grain granola with rasins, and 1 cup of Cranberry/nut trail mix. The cookies turned out FANTASTIC. VERY good!!! - 3/5/09

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