Recipe Oatmeal Lace Cookies

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 2 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and brown sugar into a thick paste, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in flour, vanilla, and salt. Let cool 10 minutes.
  4. Add egg and oats and mix with a fork until well combined.
  5. Spoon out onto prepared baking sheet in 1 tablespoon portions 2 inches apart. Using the back of a spoon, spread each cookie into a thin circle so oats are in a single layer.
  6. Bake until edges begin to turn golden brown, about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely on parchment paper.
  7. Once cool, cookies should peel easily from parchment. Enjoy!
  8. Note: To store, layer between pieces of parchment paper in an air-tight container.

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