brown sugar oatmeal cookies

If you don't already know oatmeal cookies are a constant staple in my house. My dad doesn't like chocolate and all he ever requests is oatmeal cookies. Since I have no problem with making super yummy gooey cookies I almost always say yes. I actually found this recipe on a snapchat video from the Pioneer Woman and decided to break away from the oatmeal cookie recipe I usually use. These cookies had a lot of brown sugar in them which made them so yummy with the perfect texture in between soft and crunchy. I brought them to school the day after and let me tell you, they were finished in a heartbeat. They were that good.


What you need: makes 24 cookies

  • 1 cup Salted Butter, Softened

  • 2 cups Packed Dark Brown Sugar

  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

  • 2 whole Eggs

  • 1-1/2 cup All-purpose Flour

  • 1 teaspoon Salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda

  • 3 cups Old Fashioned Oats

Preheat the oven to 350 F. 

In the bowl of an electric mixer (or using a hand mixer) beat together the butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, scraping the bowl after each one. 


Mix together the flour, salt, and baking soda in a medium sized bowl. Add it into the creamed mixture in 2 to 3 batches, mixing it until just combined. Mix in the oats until just combined. ​

​Use your preferred size cookie scoop (or a regular spoon) to drop portions of dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet, spacing them a couple inches apart. Bake for 12-13 minutes or until dark and chewy. If you'd like a crispier cookie, just cook a little longer!

Let them cool slight on the pan after removing from the oven, then transfer the cookies onto a plate for serving.

* Note: Add 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts to the flour mixture if you'd like a nutty flavor and crunch.


recipe from: The Pioneer Woman










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