Iced Oatmeal Cookies

from The Novice Chef


For the cookies:

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs

For the icing:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 tablespoons milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together the oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together the melted butter, sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing until combined. Mix in the dry oat mixture. mixing until just combined.
  4. Drop dough by (heaping) rounded tablespoons onto prepared cookie sheets and flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass or something similar. Bake for 14-16 minutes, rotating halfway through, until browned. Let cookies cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. To make the glaze, whisk together the powdered sugar and milk until no lumps remain. Glaze each cookie and allow to harden before serving.