Norman Rockwell’s Oatmeal Cookies

Shortly before Norman Rockwell passed away in the late 1970s, he sent the editors of the Post a letter containing his all-time-favorite recipe—oatmeal cookies. Much like Rockwell’s paintings, the recipe is simple, straightforward, and classic. Make a batch today for a taste of true Americana!

Scan of original cookie recipe from Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell’s Oatmeal Cookies



Mix in order and drop on baking sheet. Bake 400° 7 to 8 minutes. Then run under broiler to brown.