Iced Oatmeal Cookies

What Are Iced Oatmeal Cookies?

These old-fashioned cookies are soft and chewy in the middle with crisp buttery edges, topped with creamy vanilla icing!

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make the Dough

Cream together butter and sugar, then add eggs, vanilla, molasses, cinnamon, baking powder, and a pinch of salt.

Chill the Dough

Next, slowly incorporate the oats and flour. Then let cover and chill the dough in the fridge.

Scoop the Dough

Use a cookie scoop to portion the dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.


Bake the oatmeal cookies at 350ºF for 10-12 minutes and then move them to a wire rack to cool.

Make the Icing

Whisk together powdered sugar, water, and vanilla extract. Then lightly dip the tops of the cookies into the icing.

Let Set

Place the iced cookies back onto the wire rack and allow the icing to set.


Serve with a tall glass of milk and dig in!

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