Santa's Cookies

  • Active Time 20m
  • Total Time 30m

Makes about 40 2-inch round cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups quick oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Companion recipe: Basic Clear Glaze Butter Frosting


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cream the butter and sugar together until the mixture is throughly blended. Add the vanilla and beat until fluffy. In a bowl, stir together the flour, oatmeal, baking soda, salt and nutmeg and add to the butter and sugar mixture. Beat until well blended.

With a teaspoon, drop the batter onto a baking sheet and flatten the balls of batter with a fork that has been dipped in cold water. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Start checking on the cookies at 8 minutes. Remove when they are golden brown.

Recipe created exclusively for by Marion Cunningham.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 4364

nutrition information per serving

87 calories; 5g total fat; 12mg cholesterol; 61mg sodium; 10g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 1g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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