Oatmeal Refrigerator Cookies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by quixoposto

Keep rolls of cookie dough in the refrigerator or freezer. These could be great for OAMC. The recipe calls for quick cooking oats, but I used the long cooking ones that I have on hand. Time does not include chill time for dough. source: Farm Journal Country Cookbook

Top Review by Rose is Rose

These are very good! I made exactly as written (with quick oats), except I did use a tablespoon of vanilla. I needed 1 dozen cookies right then, so I rolled the dough into walnut sized balls and baked on parchment at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. The cookies were a nice combination of chewy and crispy. I froze the remainder of the dough in rolls and will update when I bake another batch. Julia, thank you for the posting! Farm Journal recipes are very reliable and I'm always to have a new one to try!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, soda, and salt.
  2. Cream shortening; add sugars gradually; beat until light; add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Blend together dry ingredients and shortening mixture.
  4. Add oats.
  5. Sharpe dought into rolls 2 inches in diameter. Wrap tightly in waxed paper and chill thoroughly.
  6. May be frozen at this point.
  7. Cut into 1/8 inch slices; bake 1 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet in hot oven (400 degrees) 6-8 minutes.
  8. Cool on racks.

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