Old Fashion Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

This old fashion oatmeal cookie recipe tastes just like oatmeal cereal. The wild card is adding anything you desire to the already rich flavor.


3 tablespoons butter, room temperature
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
Any amount of the following: chopped dates, figs, raisins, currants, chocolate chips, chopped nuts

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheet
Cooking spray

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Apply cooking spray to top of cookie sheet.
Step 3: In medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and oats.
Step 4: In large bowl, using an electric mixer combine butter, brown sugar, honey, egg and water.
Step 5: Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix.
Step 6: Add any additional ingredients you’ve chosen.
Step 7: Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto the cookie sheet.
Step 8: Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Makes 24 cookies.