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Oatmeal Snickerdoodles

Oatmeal raisin cookies are a favorite over here...or a version of them that uses granola. But not everyone is fond of raisins and so I came up with an oatmeal snickerdoodle cookie (very much like Ellen's snickerdoodle recipe but with the addition of oatmeal). The oatmeal makes it a healthy choice, right? :)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups large flake oatmeal (old fashioned oats)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Scrape down sides of bowl. Then add eggs and beat well.
  4. Add vanilla and beat again to incorporate.
  5. Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.
  6. Add dry ingredients into butter mixture and mix well.
  7. Using a small cookie scoop or rounded teaspoon, form cookies and place on parchment lined cookie sheets.  Allow space for spreading. Press down slightly with the palm of your hand.
  8. Combine cinnamon and sugar for topping and sprinkle generously over the top of each cookie. 
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned.  Cool for several minutes before removing from pan to cool completely on wire rack.
Yield: 3-4 dozen cookies, depending on size. 


  1. Can't wait to try these! I know my kids will love them! :-) Thanks for sharing!

  2. I think Noa would say "Num-a-Num"!!! She loves cookies - arrowroot ones that is. Her mummy is still pretty strick about sugar but someday we can make these together. I like the oatmeal addition.

  3. I've always thought snickerdoodles were too sugary, so adding oatmeal is a good idea.

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