National Oatmeal Cookie Day

Who doesn’t want to celebrate a good old-fashioned oatmeal cookie? A cookie is a baked or cooked food that is small, flat and sweet. It usually contains flour, sugar and some type of oil or fat. It may include other ingredients such as raisins, oats, chocolate chips, nuts, etc.

When is National Oatmeal Cookie Day?

Annually on April 30th

Type of Holiday?

Unofficial. Fun Holiday.

Holidays Celebrated on April 30th:

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
National Bubble Tea Day
National Bugs Bunny Day
National Honesty Day
National Oatmeal Cookie Day
National PrepareAthon! Day
National Raisin Day
National Sarcoidosis Day
National Military Brats Day
National Hairstylist Appreciation Day

How to celebrate National Oatmeal Cookie Day?

  • Bake oatmeal cookies
  • Invite friends over to enjoy the cookies
  • Send the cookies with family as a snack
  • Eat oatmeal cookies for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

National Oatmeal Cookie Facts/Trivia:

  • There are three main types of cookies; bar, drop or filled cookies.
  • Oatmeal cookies are considered drop cookies
  • Oatmeal is a whole grain
  • Oatmeal is said to fight inflammation
  • Oatmeal is good for your heart

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Check out the recipe for Oatmeal Cookies Below:

Basic Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2/3 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup water
1 egg
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups rolled oats

1. Combine all ingredients in order given.
2. Refrigerate dough for several hours or overnight to get a thick consistency.
3. Drop by rounded teaspoonful onto lightly greased baking sheet.
4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) 12-14 minutes.
5. Let stand 1 minute before removing from baking sheet.

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