Soft Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 57mins
Recipe by Grandpa and Grandma

Shaped in a soft mound rather than a flattened round. This recipe taken from the King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion is wonderfully soft and tender.

Top Review by jaimebruder

These are sooooo good! I was looking for a recipe where the cookies are moist and cake like inside and these are perfect! I left out the currants and the walnuts since I am a purist when it comes to oatmeal cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F Lightly grease ( or line with parchment) two baking sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, oil and sugar. Add the egg, beating until fluffy, then beat in the sour cream and vanilla. Stir in the currants and oats.
  3. In a seperate bowl, mix together the baking soda, cinnamon, salt and flour. Add this mixture a cup at a time to the oat mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in the nuts. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
  4. Using a medium cookie scoop drop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake the cookies for 12 minutes or until they're light brown. Remove them from the oven and transfer to a rack to cool.

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