Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

3 Jan

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies
As you can probably tell by the red and green, I was planning to share this cookie recipe with you before Christmas. Well, life got crazy and that didn’t happen but these are so good that I just had to share them anyway. They are one of my favorite cookies that I have made in awhile.

We rarely buy packaged cookies but I have always loved those iced oatmeal cookies dipped in milk until they get a little soggy. These remind me of those store-bought cookies but are chewy rather than crunchy which always makes a cookie better in my opinion.
Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies
I whipped these up, along with several other sweets, and brought them for all of Joel’s family to enjoy while we gathered for his grandpa’s funeral. The were inhaled in a flash. The only other cookie to disappear before were these cookie dough bites. It’s really a toss up over which one is better. If my New Years resolution wasn’t to get rid of this baby weight then I would just say have one of each!
Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies
Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies
recipe from Is This Really My Life?

Cookies:
2 cups old-fashioned oats
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp salt
1 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
Icing
2 cups powdered sugar
2-5 Tbsp. milk
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease cookie sheet.

2. In food processor or blender, pulse/blend oats until partly ground. (Ground oats should be coarse, not a fine powder.)

3. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix until combined.

4. In a large bowl beat melted butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined.

5. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 14 to 16 minutes until lightly browned. Keep remaining dough chilled until ready to bake (if it gets too warm, the cookies spread too much).

6. Cool cookies for 5 minutes on sheet before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.

7. Once cookies are completely cooled, whisk together powdered sugar and milk until smooth and desired consistency. Gently frost each cookie and allow glaze to set before storing. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.

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One Response to “Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies”

  1. Emily Hill (@emihill) January 3, 2014 at 4:09 pm #

    Thanks for featuring my oatmeal cookie recipe. They really are so yummy!

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