Copycat Dad's Oatmeal Cookies

Total Time
2hrs 35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 20 mins

In response to a request. Cooking time INCLUDES 2 hour 'stand at room temp' time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream first three ingredients until fluffy, add eggs and vanilla.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients into butter mixture.
  3. Stir in oats.
  4. Let.
  5. dough stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  7. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  8. Flatten cookies slightly and bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Do not overbake.
  10. Take cookies from the oven when still puffy and edges are just beginning to brown.
  11. Let cookies cool a minute or two on cookie sheets.
  12. before removing.
  13. Cool completely on racks.
  14. They are fragile and difficult to remove from the cookie sheets when they are still warm, so WORK GENTLY.


Most Helpful

Very good,not crazy about cloves , so I just put 1 tsp. in

waydan April 22, 2007

A really good cookie. Very similar to Dad's brand. I didn't have allspice, so I used nutmeg. I used fresh ground nutmeg and cloves, so I added only 1 tsp. Smelled great cooking. I got over 4 dozen cookies...lost count because I kept eating them. Thanks for posting.

Luv4food January 21, 2005

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