Unbelievable Oatmeal Cookies

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 2 1/2 dozen
Save Recipe


10 tablespoons softened sweet butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg, lightly beaten

1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest

1 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract

3 cups rolled oatmeal (not instant)


  1. Lightly butter a cookie sheet. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Beat together the butter, sugar, egg, orange zest and almond extract. With your fingers press the oatmeal into the butter until the dough just holds together. Form the dough into tiny balls and with the tines of a fork press them down. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Get the Recipe

Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This ruby-hued sauce is a breeze to make with either fresh or frozen fruit.

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Basil Pesto

Charleston Cheese Dip

Blue Cheese Dressing

Baked Goat Cheese Dip

Unbelievable Oatmeal Cookies