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Simple & Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

With just a few simple ingredients from the pantry, you can whip up a batch o Olga Austin's sweet morsels in no Time! "It's such a yummy recipe," she notes from her Lodi, New Jersey kitchen. "Not only is it easy, it makes dozens without much fuss."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    about 8 dozen


  • 3 cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup sugar


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Combine flour and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Transfer to a large bowl; knead in oats.
  • Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 227 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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