Maple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe


Maple Oatmeal Cookies have a wonderful crisp crunch and spicy flavor.  I adapted the original recipe and added more flour.  The original recipe called for less which made a crispy crunch cookie. I prefer a bit more of a cakey cookie.   Both versions make a great breakfast cookie.  The crisp version goes good crumbled in your yogurt.


Maple Oatmeal Cookies


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Maple Oatmeal Cookie Recipe:
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Maple Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
Servings: 70 cookies
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups genuine Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 8 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease two 9x13-inch baking sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter, maple syrup, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.  Stir in rolled oats.  NOTE: If you are adding nuts, raisins, or chips, add them now.

  3. In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt.  Add flour mixture to butter mixture and mix well.

  4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets and bake for approximately 12 to 15 minutesor until light brown and bottoms are golden.  Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.

  5. Variation: Add 1/2 cup chopped nuts, raisins, or chocolate chips.


Source: I adapted these delicious Maple Oatmeal Cookies from the book, Sweet Maple, Life – lore & recipes from the sugarbush, by James M. Lawrence and Rux Martin.  Recipe by Sharon LaPorte of Vermont. The original recipe didn’t have enough flour and oatmeal.



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Comments and Reviews

2 Responses to “Maple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe”

  1. Gail

    I’m searching for an old fashioned ‘rolled’ oatmeal cookie, and have so far been unsuccessful in finding one….can you help?

    • Linda Stradley

      Can any readers help?


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