Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

How To Make Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy, chunky, and nutty, these classic oatmeal cookies serve the perfect afternoon snack made with oats, walnuts, and cinnamon for delightful sweets.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1cupshortening
  • 1cupbrown sugar
  • 1cupwhite sugar
  • 2large eggs,well beaten
  • 1tbspvanilla extract
  • cupall purpose flour
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • 1tbspcinnamon
  • 3cupsold fashioned rolled oats,like Quaker Quick or Old Fashioned, do not use instant
  • ¾cupwalnuts,chopped
  • 1cupraisins,optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Beat together the shortening and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla extract, and beat well.

  3. Whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add to sugar and egg mixture and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon of water. Add the raisins and nuts, then add the oats last.

  4. Spoon out by heaping tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.

  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack.

  6. Serve cooled completely and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Use ½ cup of chopped walnuts, if using raisins.


  • Calories: 223.46kcal
  • Fat: 9.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.40g
  • Trans Fat: 1.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.20g
  • Fiber: 1.56g
  • Sugar: 18.01g
  • Protein: 2.93g
  • Cholesterol: 15.50mg
  • Sodium: 121.21mg
  • Calcium: 19.88mg
  • Potassium: 106.13mg
  • Iron: 1.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.15mg
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