Monster Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are nice, but they get even tastier when add chocolate (or toffee pieces, your choice) to the mix. Bake up a batch on a weekend, and you'll have enough to snag for a snack or a quick dessert all week long.

Monster Oatmeal Cookies
Photo: Brie Passano
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
42 mins
18 cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 cup regular or quick-cooking rolled oats

  • 1 cup toffee bits and/or candy-coated chocolate pieces (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in flour. Stir in oats and, if desired, toffee bits.

  2. Drop dough by 1/4-cup portions 2 to 3 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until light brown and centers appear set. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Remove; cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

308 Calories
13g Fat
43g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 308
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 229mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 6g
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 159mg 3%
Folate, total 36.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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