Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies Recipe


1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats Optional: 1 cup raisins, chocolate chips, or chopped nuts

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.

Step 2

In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until smooth and creamy.

Step 3

Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.

Step 4

Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, mixing until just combined. Stir in the rolled oats and your choice of raisins, chocolate chips, or nuts.

Step 5

Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart.

Step 6

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden brown.