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Lunch Box Oatmeal Cookies

Lunch Box Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies so tasty and chewy, they'll remind you of your Grandma's cookie jar.

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25 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time


1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 3/4 cups uncooked old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add oats, flour, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate pieces.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack.

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Tip #1

Stir in 1 cup of one of the following ingredients: sweetened dried cranberries, semi-sweet chocolate chips, chopped mixed dried fruit, flaked coconut or chopped pecans. Bake as directed above.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

160 Calories
6 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
95 Sodium (mg)
23 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Protein (g)
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