Oatmeal Lace Cookies

  • Serves

    makes 8 Dozen


This recipe, from blogger/photographer Noah Fecks of The Way We Ate, appeared in our 2012 Cookie Advent Calendar. Noah says: "I can't resist making these cookies year after year. Each one bakes up really light and crisp, making a pleasant alternative to heavy and buttery holiday treats. If you want to get crazy-pants, you can dip them in melted chocolate, and sprinkled with sea salt, for a decadent lacy crunch."


  • 12 cup flour
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 14 tsp. baking powder
  • 14 tsp. kosher salt
  • 12 cup rolled oats
  • 13 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract


Step 1

Heat oven to 375°. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; add oats, butter, cream, corn syrup, and vanilla, and mix until evenly combined.

Step 2

Using a 1⁄4-tsp. measuring spoon, drop balls of dough 4" apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake until spread and lightly browned, about 8 minutes.

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