Iced Oatmeal Cookies

iced oatmeal cookiesThis has been a crazy week. Who am I kidding? A crazy month. The end is in sight, so things around here will be back to normal very soon. Thanks for hanging in there with me.

This week, I am sharing an iced oatmeal cookie from The Novice Chef that are just like the cookies that I used to eat as a kid. You know the ones – in the red package. Soft and chewy, spicy and sweet. Since it is still fall, I thought that these were a perfect addition to the lineup. I love these cookies, and cannot tell you how these cookies brought me back to my childhood. The recipe calls for old fashioned oats that are pulsed in the food processor until coarsely ground. I am lazy and just kept the oats whole, but you could use a quick cooking oat if you wanted to.

iced oatmeal cookies recipe

2 cups old fashioned oats
2 cups flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs

Icing:

2 cups powdered sugar
5 tablespoons milk

iced oatmeal cookiesIf you are using old fashioned oats, give it a pulse in the food processor to make it into a coarse grain. Or if you are like me, skip this step, and use quick cooking oats or just leave them intact. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.

iced oatmeal cookiesIn a separate bowl, mix together melted butter, sugar, and brown sugar.

iced oatmeal cookie recipeAdd eggs, one at a time.

iced oatmeal cookies recipeAdd the flour mixture and mix until combined.

iced oatmeal cookie recipeScoop the dough onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 14 to 16 minutes. Cool completely on a rack.

cookie icing recipeTo make the icing, whisk together powdered sugar and milk until smooth.

iced oatmeal cookie recipeSpoon icing over cookies. Let dry for a few hours until completely set.

iced oatmeal cookie recipe

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Yield: makes 3 dozen

Iced Oatmeal Cookies - A homemade version of one of my favorite childhood cookies. Iced Oatmeal Cookies are just as good as you remember them.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs

Icing:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 tablespoons milk

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, pulse oats until partly ground. Mix in flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the melted butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Add the flour mixture, stirring until thoroughly combined.
  3. Scoop dough onto baking sheets lined with parchment. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 14-16 minutes. Let cookies rest on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. To make the icing, whisk together the powdered sugar and milk until smooth. Spoon frosting over cookie and let sit for a few hours until the frosting is completely set.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0 Total Fat: 0g
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Well, hello there! I’m Bree Hester, the Boston-based blogger and food photographer here at Baked Bree. Here you can get lots of weeknight meal inspiration, eat more plant-based meals, and still indulge in a decadent sweet treat. Baked Bree is a place where you will find great recipes and inspiration for your next family adventure.

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This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. Just signed up! So excited… just love the idea of it all! Beautiful cookies too!

  2. Really enjoying your launch of the 12 weeks of cookies – such fun! I have been dreaming of oatmeal cookies, and since the sugar ban, and thinking of sending to my nephew in college. That way I only have to sample one, to make sure they taste good!

    1. Quality control is totally important. 🙂

  3. These look delicious! My favorite cookie next to the chocolate chip of course, is a nice iced oatmeal cookie!

  4. These cookies look so yummy! I’ve never actually tried Iced Oatmeal Cookies before, but I’ve seen them in stores – they’re like an icon for Christmas. I’m sure your homemade cookies are delicious!
    Pinning these!

  5. I have nver made iced oatmeal cookies, but now I have too! They look awesome!

  6. Why haven’t I ever thought to make iced oatmeal cookies? These look fabulous!

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