Irene's Oatmeal Cookies

Desserts | Baking, Entertaining, Holiday, Kid Friendly | Other

START TO FINISH: 10 minutes prep, 1t 12 minutes bake, 30 minutes cool
Recipe Scoop Irene's Oatmeal Cookies

Cooking Notes

This recipe contains no eggs.

Irene's Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup sugar   

1 tsp. baking soda

1 cup flour 

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup butter   

2 cups quick cooking oatmeal

1 tsp. vanilla

Cream butter and sugar.  Add sifted flour, soda and salt. Add vanilla and then oatmeal. Drop on ungreased or parchment lined cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool and remove from baking sheets.

Irene's Oatmeal Cookies

Kitchen Scoop reader, Marilynn Wentland, Perrysburg, OH  writes: My mother was known as an excellent baker. This is her recipe for Oatmeal Cookies. My daughters and grandchildren love them. We gave out copies of this recipe at her memorial service. Please note that the recipe contains no eggs.


Irene's Oatmeal Cookies

Approximate Values Per cookie:  145 calories ,  8g fat ( 5g saturated),  20mg cholesterol,  2g protein,  17g carbohydrates,  1g dietary fiber,  157mg sodium


From Ruth Debrot - December 12, 2012

Irene is my grandma and she truly made the best oatmeal cookies ever!! Easy too.

From Alicia - December 13, 2012

Ruth - I agree! Right up my alley - delicious and easy!

From Sue - December 18, 2012

Would it be ok to use old fashion oats?

From Alicia - December 20, 2012

@Sue - I suggested buying the quick cooking oats...they are perfectly balanced and I am afraid old fashioned oats would change the texture.

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When asked to send in her favorite cookie recipe, Kitchen Scoop reader Marilynn Wentland of Perrysburg, OH sent in her mother Irene's Oatmeal Cookie recipe. Oh and am I thankful for it! You will be too!

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