Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Our family's favorite pancake recipe: Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

This week for my “Joy the Baker Cookbook Spotlight” I was able to choose my own recipe from the cookbook. From the day I started stalking Joy one thing stood out to me. She loves pancakes. And has many recipes for them on her blog. Let me just say, the girl knows her flapjacks!

I chose to make her Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes. Oh. Em. Geeeeeee. These are seriously the best pancakes I have ever made. They really do taste like an oatmeal cookie! This is now our Saturday morning pancake recipe. Without a doubt.

I was a little nervous about the kids enjoying these since they had oats, and oats = healthy in our house. But,  they didn’t even notice the oats. Scarfed those pancakes all up! I did leave out the raisins since I knew that would have caused a battle (harder to hide), but I bet they would be quite tasty in these pancakes! Thanks Joy for a winning recipe!

Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 3 dozen


  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup quick oatmeal
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup raisins (optional)


  1. In large bowl, mix together flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  2. In small bowl whisk together eggs, buttermilk, syrup and melted butter.
  3. Add milk mixture to the flour and fold together until completely combined. Let sit for several minutes.
  4. Heat large griddle in medium, add 1-2 Tbsp butter. Scoop 1/4 cup of batter onto griddle and heat until top is bubbly, flip and cook other side. Add more butter to griddle after each batch is cooked (very important!!!).
  5. Serve with syrup and enjoy!




32 Responses to “Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes”

  1. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 11:35 am

    These look luscious! I curled up in bed with the cookbook last night trying to choose my dish for this week—it’s so hard to narrow it down.

  2. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Yummmmm!!!! I’m so happy that you made these because I was really wondering how they tasted. Gorgeous pictures, they look so fantastic I want them for breakfast right this minute. =)

  3. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    Can you come over and make me breakfast??? These look great. I mean cookies for breakfast…sounds perfect to me:-)

  4. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Wow, it’s like cookies for breakfast. But healthy! SO good. I really really need this cookbook. :)

  5. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    what a creative spin on pancakes! i would have never thought to add raisins to them. oatmeal raisin cookies are my FAVORITE. I actually recently made oatmeal raisin cookie granola on my blog! your pictures are droolworthy :)

  6. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Those look fantastic! I hope to try this recipe soon. I definitely pinned this one. Your newest follower via the Sumo’s Sweet Stuff link party ~ Megan

  7. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    Oatmeal pancakes are one of my favorites! And the fact that these are oatmeal cookie pancakes make them even better! YUM!

  8. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    WOW! That looks amazing!!

  9. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Yum. Will be trying this one!

  10. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    These look Delish!!

  11. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    Oatmeal cookies are one of my biggest vices (hold the rasins, add chocolate chips) and your pancake recipe seems like it would taste exactly like an oatmeal cookie! This is exactly what I crave in the morning, thanks for sharing!

  12. posted Feb 27, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    These pancakes look fabulous Aimee! What a flavor, too. Thanks for sharing! You have a great blog and I’m glad to have found you.

  13. posted Feb 28, 2012 at 1:02 am

    Saw this on Skip to My Lou. My all time favorite cookie is oatmeal raisin. I have to check these out. And who ATE that big stack??!! :-)

  14. posted Feb 28, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Oh man, these sound fantastic! Very indulgent!

  15. posted Feb 28, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    I have got to try these, two of my favorites put together!

  16. Mel
    posted Feb 28, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    Yum these look so delicious I will have to try this recipe!

  17. posted Feb 28, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    I can’t wait to make these for my family! I’ll be featuring this on my blog on Saturday!



  18. http://somethingsweetsomethingsalty.wordpress.com
    posted Feb 28, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    I can’t wait to try these. Your blog is beautiful! Going to be adding it to my favorites :)

  19. posted Feb 29, 2012 at 3:12 am

    Looks great. We often have pancakes on Thursdays (busy night–pancakes are easy). Will have to try them. I somehow missed them when going through the book.

  20. posted Feb 29, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    Such a perfect stack of lusciousness!! Joy does seem to love the pancake lol, I need to try theses on a weekend,
    Take care

  21. Anonymous
    posted Feb 29, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    She has this recipe on her blog too:http://joythebaker.com/2009/04/oatmeal-cookie-pancakes/

  22. posted Feb 29, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    These look absolutely delicious! I love oatmeal cookies but I just might opt for your pancake version instead. Can’t wait to try!

  23. posted Feb 29, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    I have been dying to make the pancakes since I saw them in the book! Now I want them immediately!

  24. Kim
    posted Mar 1, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    Oatmeal cookies are my favorite so this recipe really stood out to me as well. I’m so glad to know they were a hit. I’ll be making them one day too. Beautiful!

  25. posted Mar 2, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    I made a triple batch of these last night( I have a huge family!) everyone LOVED them! Some of my children asked to have them for their birthday breakfast! Thank you I LOVE your blog!

  26. posted Mar 3, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    That looks like a great recipe…..zipping it to my recipe box:)

  27. posted Mar 6, 2012 at 12:39 am

    Definitely a must-try for me.

    Pinning and spotlighting on Facebook.


  28. posted Mar 6, 2012 at 7:01 am

    These sound absolutely WONDERFUL! I’m definitely going to have to make them soon! Thanks for sharing!

  29. posted Oct 28, 2012 at 1:52 am

    Looking absolutely delicious

  30. posted Nov 5, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    Another recipe I bookmarked!! :)

  31. posted May 22, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    Sounds good , going to make soon.

  32. posted Mar 4, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Best of both worlds- cookies and pancakes. YUM!

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