How to Make Unleavened Oatmeal Cookies: Three Recipes

Oats are one of the natural products with the most nutrients. By including it in your recipes, in addition to providing healthy minerals, it helps digestion and controls blood sugar levels. We'll show you 3 unleavened oatmeal cookies to try at home.
How to Make Unleavened Oatmeal Cookies: Three Recipes

Last update: 27 May, 2022

To start the day with health and energy, it’s great to enjoy some unleavened oatmeal cookies. These three recipes are ideal to serve at any time as a part of breakfast or a nutritious snack for both adults and children.

Unleavened Nutrient-rich Oatmeal Cookies

Unleavened oatmeal cookies are a great way to help maintain a diet rich in iron and vitamins.

The high levels of fiber in unleavened oatmeal cookies provide your body with multiple health benefits. Additionally, they help with digestion and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

In addition to the nutritious aspect, they also taste great. The flavor of unleavened oatmeal cookies is even better with dried fruits, honey or chocolate. For children, you can add more attractive details like sprinkles.

How to Make Unleavened Oatmeal Cookies

These three recipes to learn to make unleavened oatmeal cookies will appeal to everyone at home. Also, they give you lots of energy for a day full of vitality.

1. Oatmeal cookies with nuts and honey


Unleavened oatmeal cookies with honey and raisins.
  • 1 cup of oat flakes (150 g)
  • 1 cup of chopped nuts (150 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)
  • 1 cup of wheat flour (120 g)
  • 1 cup of butter (200 g)
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder (10 g)
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder (10 g)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt (7.5 g)
  • 1/2 cup of sugar (100 g)


  1. First, mix all the ingredients until you get a hard dough and form it into a ball.
  2. Then, wrap it in plastic wrap and chill it in the fridge for one hour.
  3. Next, remove it from the fridge and divide the dough into small equal balls. Press them down until they’re shaped like cookies. Place them in a tray lined with parchment paper.
  4. Then, bake at 350ºF for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove them, let them cool on a rack and serve.

2. Chocolate and oatmeal cookies


  • 1 1/2 cup of oat flakes (150 g)
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate chips (75 g)
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar (100 g)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar (100 g)
  • 1/2 glass of milk (100 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (5 g)
  • 1/2 glass of light olive oil (100 ml)
  • 1/2 cup of flour (50 g)
  • 1 pinch of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF.
  2. With a spatula or wooden spoon, mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Then, with a spoon, scoop balls that are the same size and thickness. Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper or with a silicon base.
  4. Next, bake them at 375ºF for 20 minutes.
  5. When they start turning golden brown on the edges, insert a toothpick to make sure they aren’t raw in the center.
  6. If the cookies are ready, remove them. However, if not, cover them with aluminum foil and cook them another 2 minutes. Be careful not to burn them.
  7. Remove them from the oven and let them cool on the tray. Then, place them on a cooling rack, being careful to not break them.

3. Fluffy cookies

Soft unleavened oatmeal cookies.


  • 1/2 cup of butter or margarine (100 g)
  • 1/2 cup of sugar (100 g)
  • 1 cup of wheat flour (120 g)
  • 1 egg
  • Vanilla extract or cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of oats (50 g)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF on convection bake.
  2. Then, beat the butter or margarine with the sugar in a large bowl until you have a creamy mixture.
  3. Next, add the egg and continue beating.
  4. Add the vanilla extract or cinnamon.
  5. Next, add the oats.
  6. Then, incorporate the sifted flour little by little.
  7. Knead the dough with both hands until you have a compact mixture that doesn’t stick.
  8. Make it into a ball, then refrigerate it for 15 minutes.
  9. Then, stretch the dough out with a rolling pin on a floured table. Roll it out until it’s about 1/2 inch thick.
  10. Cut the cookies with your favorite cookie cutters. Next, place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  11. Bake for 15 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown.
  12. Remove them carefully and let them cool before serving. Also, to make them prettier to serve, you can add icing, ground cinnamon, etc.

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.