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: 3.5 stars 1078
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: 3.5 stars 753
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.

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Rating: 3 stars 618
Sometimes there's nothing better than a good old-fashioned oatmeal-raisin cookie.

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 341
Studding chewy oatmeal cookies with cranberries gives them a bit of bright color and a slight tang. Any dried fruit can be substituted.

Oatmeal-Raisin Bars

Rating: 3.5 stars 339
These handheld treats are packable, snackable, sure-fire crowd-pleasers -- indoors and out.

Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 179
Add your choice of chocolate chunks, golden raisins, or toffee pieces to the basic oatmeal-cookie recipe.

Giant Cowboy Cookies

Some claim cowboy cookies hail from Texas, a state many cowboys call home. Others say the treats were named for their ability to withstand long days in a saddlebag. Whatever its origin, the combination of oats, chocolate, pecans, and coconut is undeniably delicious.

Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 252
If you prefer a crispier texture, bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 16 to 20 minutes.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.5 stars 324
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).

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 3.5 stars 318
This crunchy chocolate-chip cookie is enhanced by rolled oats, salted peanuts and natural peanut butter.

Granola Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 46
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.

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.

Inspiration and Ideas

Oatmeal-Lace Cookies
Rating: Unrated 141
Crisp and chewy at the same time, these Southern delicacies are simple to make, and they keep well in an airtight container.
Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, and Pecan Cookies
Rating: Unrated 224
For those who can't choose between chocolate chip or oatmeal as their favorite cookie, here is the ultimate compromise. The cookie jar won't stay full for long.