Cinnamon-Glazed Oatmeal Cookies

  • Yield 4

To add a more festive touch to these cookies, tint the glaze with food coloring before drizzling over the cookies.


3 cups old-fashioned oats
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup walnuts, chopped
Cinnamon glaze:
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons skim or whole milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Food coloring (optional)


For the cookies:

  1. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Beat the butter, brown sugar and sugar in a mixing bowl until creamy, scraping the bowl occasionally.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until blended. Add the oats mixture and beat until combined. Stir in the walnuts.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Cool on the cookie sheet for 1 minute. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the glaze:

  1. Combine the sugar, skim milk, vanilla and cinnamon in a bowl and stir until of a glaze consistency.
  2. If using food coloring to tint the glaze, add a few drops until desired color is reached.
  3. Drizzle the glaze over cooled cookies. Let stand until set.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc., River Road Recipes IV: Warm Welcomes, Entertaining Menus from Our Homes to Yours (the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc., 2004)



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 263 other followers