Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies


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About this recipe: These are basic oatmeal cookies. The cookie dough needs to be chilled as directed for best results. Instead of almond, you can use vanilla extract.

Sally Smircich

Serves: 30 

  • 220g dark brown soft sugar
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 150g butter, softened
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 125g plain flour
  • 250g porridge oats

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:5hr chilling  ›  Ready in:5hr27min 

  1. Combine all ingredients in order given. Refrigerate dough for several hours or overnight to get a thick consistency.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto lightly greased baking tray. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 12-14 minutes. Let stand 1 minute before removing from baking tray.


You can try adding 150g raisins, sultanas, currants, dried cranberries or chocolate chips.

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