Henry and Maudie's Oatmeal Cookies


These whole wheat oat cookies make a nice snack cookie, not necessarily a sweet treat kind of cookie. Good and healthful. For variety, add chopped raisins, currants, or nuts.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
5 dozen


  • 1 cup sifted whole wheat flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar

  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • 1 large egg

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 cups rolled oats


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

  3. Cream together brown sugar and butter in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Stir in egg, water, and vanilla until combined. Mix in flour mixture, then stir in oats. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned and edges are set, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

58 Calories
3g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 60
Calories 58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 30mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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