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Holiday Oat Drop Cookies

These Holiday Oat Drops are the ultimate holiday comfort cookie!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Holiday Oat Drop Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 347 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 1 c. 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c. quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats uncooked
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 3/4 c. M&M's semi-sweet chocolate holiday mini baking bits
  • 1/2 c. shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c. coarsely chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  2. In large bowl cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg. In medium bowl combine flour, oats, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; blend in flour mixture into creamed mixture, Stir in M&M's, coconut and pecans.
  3. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls about 2-in. apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 10-13 min. or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in tightly covered container.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from The Cookie Bible

Nutrition Facts
Holiday Oat Drop Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 147mg6%
Potassium 121mg3%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.