three ranger cookies on a dark wood table and spilled oats

Ranger Cookies

Ranger Cookies are a soft and chewy cookie filled with oatmeal, chocolate chips, and crispy rice cereal. Definitely a new favorite for the cookie jar!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ranger cookies
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 dozen
Calories: 1410kcal


  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temp
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup rolled oats I used Miller's Batch Canadian Prairie
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 cups crispy rice cereal


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, add the butter, sugars, vanilla, and salt and beat on medium until fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs and beat until smooth.
  • In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Whisk together.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and beat until fully incorporated. 
  • Stir in the oats, chocolate chips, and crispy rice cereal until evenly distributed. 
  • Cover the dough and refrigerate for  at least 30 minutes.
  • Once chilled, use a medium cookie scoop to drop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until just golden around the edges. 
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on the pan for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack to completely cool.


Store cookies in an airtight container for up to a week.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 1410kcal | Carbohydrates: 204g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 210mg | Sodium: 942mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 132g | Vitamin A: 1640IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 5.4mg
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