Soft Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

These Soft Chewy Oatmeal Cookies are the best soft chewy oatmeal cookies ever. Perfect for tea time or an indulgent dunk into a cup of warm milk.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chewy oatmeal cookies, Karo Corn Syrup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Refrigeration time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 22 minutes
Servings 11
Calories 223kcal
Author Chichi Uguru



  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp salted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 6 Tbsp Karo®️ Corn Syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups rolled oats toasted.
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF
  • Add cinnamon to rolled oats, Melt 2 Tbsp of butter in the microwave, toss rolled oats in melted butter, then transfer to a baking sheet spreading evenly on a single layer.
  • Pop into the oven and toast for about 10 mins stirring half way through. Turn off heat bring out oats and set aside to cool.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter and brown sugar till light and fluffy.
  • Add the Light Karo®️ Corn Syrup, egg and vanilla Extract, Mix in till just incorporated.
  • Mix in the flour and baking soda, then fold in the cooled toasted oats.
  • Refrigerate for about an hour. To speed things up, freeze for 20 mins.
  • When dough is chilled and firm, Scoop dough by tablespoon full onto a lined baking sheet make sure cookie balls are 2 inches apart.
  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Transfer Cookies to the oven and bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
  • Let cookies rest in on the baking sheet for about 5 mins then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy with a glass of warm milk