Lady by Choice - Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Recipe from the Metropolitan Life Cook Book

This soft cookie from a 1930s edition of the Metropolitan Life Cook Book is scrumptious with milk.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 16 cookies, 1 per serving
Calories: 197 kcal
  • 1/2 cup fat (I used butter)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 ea eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups oatmeal, dry
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  Cream the fat, add the sugar gradually and work until creamy. Add the well beaten eggs, milk, oatmeal, flour, soda, cinnamon, salt, and the raisins (if you must). Drop by teaspoonsful (or scoop with a cookie scoop or roll in the palms of your hands) on a buttered pan (or use a Silpat.) Bake for 13-15 minutes. Once removed from the oven, let them set for a couple of minutes to firm up and then scoop onto a wire rack to cool further.