Iced Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Get ready for a flavor-packed treat with Iced Oatmeal Cookies! Sink your teeth into a thick and chewy oatmeal cookie, crowned with a velvety vanilla sugar glaze that's both smooth and crispy
Iced Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

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 Looking for a sweet treat that reminds you of home? Look no further than these classic oatmeal cookies. Delicately topped with icing, they feature crispy edges and a soft center, making for a delectable dessert that never goes out of style. They are the classics that just don’t fade.

Get ready to be transported back to the good old days with the ultimate lunchbox hero: iced oatmeal cookies! These bad boys aren't just for kids. One nibble and you'll never look back at those store-bought versions. These homemade gems will leave you in a heavenly daze, with their mouth-melting texture and spice-packed flavor.

Iced Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

🍪Iced Oatmeal Cookie Ingredients:

Wet Ingredients:
  • Butter - Unsalted and softened

  • Sugars - Granulated & Light Brown Sugar

  • Eggs - Eggs at room temp mix easily with softened butter and create a smooth, uniformly textured batter.

  • Vanilla Extract 

Dry Ingredients:
  • Flour - Regular all-purpose flour, stirred before measuring.

  • Oatmeal - Old Fashioned rolled oats

  • Baking Soda - Baking soda creates a soft, fluffy cookie

  • Cinnamon & Nutmeg

  • Salt - I prefer sea salt, but regular salt works.

Icing Ingredients:
  • Powdered sugar
  • Milk
  • Vanilla extract

Iced Oatmeal Cookies on plate
How to Make Iced Oatmeal Cookies

  • Set out chilled butter at room temperature for 30 to 45 minutes prior to use. If you forgot to set out the butter, cut the butter into small cubes, and wait 15 minutes.

  • In a stand mixer, with the paddle attachment, cream butter, and sugars until well combined

  • Add egg, and vanilla extract and beat until combined

  • In a separate bowl whisk together dry ingredients.

  •  Add half of the flour mixture to the butter mixture until combined, then add the remaining flour and mix thoroughly.

  • Divide into 16 equally sized balls and flatten slightly. 

  • Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool on a baking sheet for 20 minutes.


Mix powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla, until the right consistency.

🍪Allow the cookies to completely cool before icing with vanilla glaze.

  • Raisins - 1/2 cup
  • Walnuts and pecans - 1/4 cup chopped

How to Store Iced Oatmeal Cookies

  • Once the icing is fully set on these frosted oatmeal cookies, you can store them in an airtight container at room temperature, good for up to 7 days.

Iced Oatmeal Cookie

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