Lemon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Lemon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Mama Boi's Kitchen via Youtube


If you’re looking for an exceptional cookie recipe, try these lemon oatmeal cookies from Mama Boi’s Kitchen on YouTube. These cookies are nothing like you’ve had before. They’re rich in cream cheese and butter, topped with light sugar and sliced almonds, with a hint of citrus, thanks to lemon peel.


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This cookie recipe is a staple in our home. My family always requests this, and when I do make them, they are gone instantly. They are great for breakfast, as a snack, or even for your kids’ school lunch. Trust me, you will absolutely love these cookies once you try them. Watch the video below to learn the step by step instructions.


  • 3 oz cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • 1 egg white
  • 1 egg
  • sugar
  • sliced almonds


Step 1

Whisk to combine two sticks of unsalted butter and 3 oz cream cheese in a mixing bowl. Next, add 1 1/4 cup sugar, 1 egg yolk, and 2 tsp lemon zest. Continue whisking until well combined. Set aside. Next, combine 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour, 1 1/3 cups quick-cooking oats, and 1/2 tsp salt in a separate bowl, then add this mixture to the butter mixture in batches while whisking.

Making the lemon oatmeal cookie dough
Image credits: Mama Boi’s Kitchen via Youtube


Step 2

Once done, scoop the mixture using an ice cream scooper, and drop each cookie dough, 2 inches apart, into a parchment paper-lined baking tray. After this, whisk together one egg white and one whole egg and brush it on each cookie dough. Sprinkle some sugar and add some sliced almonds on top. Place it in a 350 degrees F oven and bake for 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. After baking, let the cookies cool for ten minutes. Share and enjoy!

Brushing each lemon cookies with eggwash
Image credits: Mama Boi’s Kitchen via Youtube

Lemon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Lemon Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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