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[The Cookie Elf] Start the New Year with These Easy, Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
January 05, 2021
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Feature: Start the New Year with These Easy Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

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Start the new year with these Chewy Oatmeal Cookies -- a classic drop cookie!

It’s super easy and you can modify the recipe to your taste by adding raisins or nuts. Be sure to try a sample batch to test for dough spread, since the recipe calls for less flour than the usual drop cookie.

An added bonus - they freeze well. Make extras to have on hand for lunches and snacks.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Setting time: 8-10minutes, divided
Makes about 4 dozen cookies

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Cookie Baking Tip: Make Chewier Drop Cookies

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Happy baking,

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