Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

74 Ratings
Recipe courtesy ofRee Drummond

Total: 30 min Cook: 15 min

Yield: 24 cookies

Level: Easy



  • 2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened 
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats 


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  • In the bowl of an electric mixer (or using a hand mixer), beat together the brown sugar and butter until fluffy. Beat in the vanilla. Add the eggs one at a time, scraping the bowl after each one.

  • Mix together the flour, salt and baking soda in a medium bowl. Add it into the creamed mixture in 2 to 3 batches, mixing until just combined. Mix in the oats until just combined.

  • Use your preferred size cookie scoop (or a regular spoon) to drop portions of dough onto baking sheets, spacing them a couple inches apart. Bake until dark and chewy, 12 to 13 minutes. If you'd like a crispier cookie, just cook a little longer!

  • Let the cookies cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer onto a plate for serving.

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Cook's Note

Add 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts to the flour mixture if you'd like a nutty flavor and crunch.

Show: The Pioneer Woman
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74 Ratings

Great cookies and extremely easy to make. Love recipes with ingredients that I already have on hand! Family loved them and will make again for sure. See All Reviews Post Review

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