National Oatmeal Cookie Day

It is another Friday which for me means celebrating another National Food Holiday! Last week was a new food to me, Oatmeal Nut Waffle Day. Today is one of my favorite foods, Oatmeal Cookies!

While there are many different kinds of Oatmeal cookies, my favorite are a kind that my mom makes. They stray from the typical oatmeal raisin kind, but that is ok. They still have plenty of oatmeal in them along with coconut, heath bits, and butterscotch morsels! Here is the recipe.


I want more! Oatmeal Cookies

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 lb (2 sticks) softened butter
1 cup  dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 cups Oats (uncooked)
1 1/2 cups shredded coconut
1 cup  butterscotch morsels
1/2 cup Heath (or toffee) bits

1. Preheat your oven on to 350 degrees, In a bowl sift together the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon).
2. In a large separate bowl, with an electric or stand mixer, cream the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until a nice creamy consistency. Add the vanilla and one egg. Mix. Add second egg. Mix. Continue mixing while gradually adding the bowl of dry ingredients.

3. Fold in the coconut, butterscotch morsels, and heath, stirring until everything is incorporated.

4. On a nonstick baking sheet, drop the cookies in sphere shapes. Bake for 12-15 minutes (depending on the size of your cookies)

©Taylor Mathis


I blogged about these last year as a way to procrastinate studying for college finals, but with it being National Oatmeal Cookie Day, this is my favorite cookie to celebrate with! Whether you make these or your personal favorite Oatmeal Cookie, I hope everyone has a great National Oatmeal Cookie Day, and a great weekend!


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  1. Cathy says

    YUM, and of course they are healthy for us all thanks to the oatmeal, I love a healthy cookie. LOL! And coconut to any cookie is an added bonus I think..

  2. says

    These look wonderful, I can’t wait to try them! I just made oatmeal butterscotch cookies last week but they weren’t quite what I was hoping for. A bit too thin, but I think the coconut will help with that.

  3. Kate says

    I made these cookies and within two days they all disappeared … I swear the roommates ate them all! I had to make a new batch last night for my long bus ride tonight. Thanks for sharing!

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