Easy Oatmeal Cookies

These are some of the best, easy oatmeal cookies I’ve ever had! Crunchy and sweet- a prefect treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 18 Cookies
Calories 188 kcal
Author Lisa


  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup raisins


  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ tbs milk
  • ¼ tsp almond extract vanilla extract works too


  1. Preheat oven to 350 ˚F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside. (1 cup flour, ¼ tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp baking powder, ½ tsp baking soda, ½ tsp salt)
  3. Cream together the white sugar, brown sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla. (½ cup white sugar, ¾ cup brown sugar, ½ cup unsalted butter, 1 large egg, 1 tsp vanilla)
  4. Combine wet and dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Stir in the oatmeal and raisins until well mixed. (1 ½ cup old fashioned oats, ¾ cup raisins)
  6. Place large scoops of dough onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Bake 10 minutes for softer cookies and longer for more crunchy.
  7. While cookies are baking, make the glaze.
  8. Combine all the powdered sugar, milk, and extract in a bowl. You can adjust the milk and powdered sugar to get your desired glaze consistency. (1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 ½ tbs milk, ¼ tsp almond or vanilla extract)
  9. When cookies are done, let them rest on the cookies sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Drizzle with the glaze.
  10. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

These cookies are delicious and chewy straight from the oven. Store them in an air tight Ziploc bag and they will be good for several days. They will harden over time but they remain soft and chewy in the middle with a nice crunch on the outside. I actually really like them like this!


Nutrition Facts
Easy Oatmeal Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 111mg3%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.