Crunchy Soft Sweet Nutty Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Crunchy Soft Sweet Nutty Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

How To Make Crunchy Soft Sweet Nutty Oatmeal Cookies

Ever tried a cookie and can’t decide whether it is crunchy or soft, sweet or nutty? Only thing we know is that these oatmeal cookies are irresistibly good.

Preparation: 1 hour
Cooking: 9 minutes
Total: 1 hour 9 minutes



  • ½cupunsalted butter,(1 stick or 115 grams)
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar,(50 grams)
  • ¾cuppacked light sugar,(150 grams) or dark brown
  • 1largeegg
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • 1cupall-purpose flour,(125 grams) spoon & leveled
  • 1cupold-fashioned rolled oats,(90 grams) + 2 tbsp
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • cupsMilky Ways,chopped, frozen


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly.

  2. Remove from heat immediately when the butter begins to turn brown (about 8 minutes).

  3. Pour into a shallow dish and chill until it become solid, but still soft.

  4. Cream the brown butter and sugars together on medium speed.

  5. Add the egg and vanilla, mixing well until combined.

  6. On slow speed, mix in the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  7. Manually stir in oats until the dough comes together. Chill dough for about 30 minutes.

  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  9. Roll dough into tall 1.5 tablespoon balls.

  10. Stick 4 small pieces of frozen milky ways onto the tops of the cookies.

  11. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven when the cookies are lightly brown on the edges.

  12. The centers will appear undone, but will set up as you let them cool.

  13. Cool cookies for 3 minutes on the baking sheet and transfer to a cookie rack.

Recipe Notes

  • Cookies remain soft and fresh for 7 days at room temperature.


  • Calories: 127.64kcal
  • Fat: 5.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.20g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.50g
  • Fiber: 0.56g
  • Sugar: 10.88g
  • Protein: 1.61g
  • Cholesterol: 21.62mg
  • Sodium: 44.83mg
  • Calcium: 15.68mg
  • Potassium: 28.23mg
  • Iron: 0.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 43.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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