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[Cookie Elf] Easy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe: Simpler Than a Mix
January 16, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to save you time, mess, and money so you can bake homemade cookies.

Simpler than a mix? Yep. Try this Easy Oatmeal Cookie recipe during January, National Oatmeal Month. Enjoy!

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This Easy Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a tweak to a classic drop cookie, but with fewer ingredients so it's simple and quick to put together.

Surprise! You don’t absolutely need to add vanilla, salt, baking powder, or milk to cookie dough in order to make great oatmeal cookies.

But I use baking soda, mainly so that the cookie surfaces have bends and crinkles on top. If you’re in a hurry or if you’re a minimalist, you can simplify the recipe even further to just 6 ingredients when you eliminate the baking soda and substitute the all- purpose flour with self-rising flour.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 8-12 minutes
Makes about 2 ½ - 3 dozen cookies

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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