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Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 24


  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • cups quick oats
  • 1 cup dates chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • In large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until fluffy.
  • Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Mix till you have a batter, then stir in the oats and dates.
  • Drop 1 tablespoon of dough onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown. Cool slightly, remove from sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.


Don't want to make a big batch? Roll dough into a log with parchment paper. Then wrap in plastic wrap and then tin foil and freeze. To bake, cut slices of the dough and place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 mins at 375ºF.