The Only Oatmeal Cookies Recipe You'll Ever Use!

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

This cookie sets itself apart from the rest by its scrumptious look, aroma and the sweet taste each bite brings. The smell of buttery brown sugar will fill your home as these classic grandmother favorites bake to a rich caramel color in your oven. They are so versatile, you can enjoy them with raisins, or chocolate chips!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter on the stove, then mix in sugar and brown sugar. DO NOT BOIL. Remove from heat. Pour butter and sugar mixture into a large mixing bowl and add eggs and vanilla. Mix thoroughly. Add baking powder, soda, salt, and finally the flour. Mix ingredient for about three minutes on high speed. Add quick oats and coconut. Mix for two more minutes. Then decide if raisins OR chocolate chips are your desire, and add them. (This cookie can stand on its own too, if you choose!).
  2. Bake: 350 Degrees Time: 10 Minutes.
  3. **This cookie dough can be rolled into cookie balls and frozen until you need them. So make them all now or just a few and freeze what you want to make later.
Most Helpful

These are wonderful cookies!! I used old fashioned oats instead of the quick oats, and I added 1 cup chopped walnuts instead of the raisins or chocolate chips. I dropped these by TBSP. onto greased cookie sheets, and I'm not sure why, but I got 65 average-size cookies instead of 36. I baked them for 10 mins. and they were perfectly browned. My family devoured these in a hurry. Thank you for sharing this wonderful is definitely a keeper!! *Made for Fall 2009 PAC*

Bayhill September 30, 2009

Excellent cookies! I wasn't sure that I would like the coconut but even the coconut haters in the family loved these. Thanks for posting this recipe! Made for PAC Spring 2009.

Lvs2Cook April 15, 2009

This is a great cookie recipe. I don't even like coconut and i like these cookies. I took them to work and they were gobbled up. I followed the ingredients per recipe. I did not add chocolate chips because we didn't have any.

Lavender Lynn April 30, 2008