Oatmeal Cookie Recipes

Does your favorite oatmeal cookie recipe have raisins or chocolate chips, both, other add ons, or none at all? We have easy recipes for all variations, including our oatmeal bars.

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.25 stars
Pull a fast one on the kids: In just 10 minutes, whip up the dough for these sweet, crunchy treats made with whole-wheat flour. Many recipes for baked goods can be tweaked to use equal parts whole-wheat and all-purpose flours, without losing flavor or texture.

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.57 stars
Chock-full of chocolate and raisins, these oatmeal cookies won't disappoint. And by using oats in place of wheat flour, everyone can get in on the fun.

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Rating: 3.62 stars
Studding chewy oatmeal cookies with cranberries gives them a bit of bright color and a slight tang. Any dried fruit can be substituted.

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Rating: 3.07 stars
Sometimes there's nothing better than a good old-fashioned oatmeal-raisin cookie.

Breakfast Cookies

Rating: 3.07 stars
Martha loves these cookies. Packed with nuts, fruit, and seeds, these wholesome treats are the on-the-go alternative to granola--no bowl, spoon, or milk required.

Oatmeal-Raisin Bars

Rating: 3.66 stars
These handheld treats are packable, snackable, sure-fire crowd-pleasers -- indoors and out.

Granola Cookies

Rating: 3.8 stars
Using coconut oil instead of butter not only gives these drop cookies a healthy boost, but it also adds great flavor. Martha made this recipe on "Martha Bakes" episode 809.

Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.51 stars
Add your choice of chocolate chunks, golden raisins, or toffee pieces to the basic oatmeal-cookie recipe.

Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Rating: 3.82 stars
If you prefer a crispier texture, bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 16 to 20 minutes.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.71 stars
To ensure your cookies come out just right, follow a couple of basic rules: Space them at least 1 inch apart during baking, rotate the sheet pan half way through, and let the cookies cool on the sheet for 1 to 2 minutes before transferring to wire cooling racks.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

Maple-Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.62 stars
Maureen Kirk, of Malvern, Pennsylvania, sent us a recipe for her family's favorite crispy, chewy treats. She says, "These simple cookies are delicious as is, or with mix-ins. They're so versatile, it's the only cookie I make!"

Inspiration and Ideas

Pecan, Oat, and Dark-Chocolate-Chunk Cookies
These hearty treats are like a granola bar and a cookie rolled in one. This dough is sticky and a bit crumbly (but hey, it's gluten-free and vegan!) -- use damp hands to flatten. Cookies will crisp as they cool. Martha made this recipe on "Martha Bakes" episode 803.
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Rating: Unrated
This crunchy chocolate-chip cookie is enhanced by rolled oats, salted peanuts and natural peanut butter.

Chewy Cherry-Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.18 stars

Cherry-oatmeal cookies are a nice twist on a classic. Serve these at your next gathering, or make a batch and slip one into your loved one's lunch bag.