Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Abby Girl

These cookies goes back at least 4 generations on my mother's side of the family. This makes a soft chewy cookie. This is comfort food for me.

Top Review by Mel608

I have tried several oatmeal cookie recipes from this site and have to say that this one is the best so far! I guess it's true to say that simplicity is sometimes best! I made it as is but added raisins... thanks for posting this delicious recipe :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve the baking soda in boiling water.
  2. In a large Dutch oven, melt the butter or margarine. Add rest of ingredients and mix well.
  3. Drop batter onto a cookie sheet and flatten with a fork. Bake in a 350° oven for 12 minutes.

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