Recipe: Oatmeal Cookie Rebatch Soap

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Here’s your warning: this one smells so delicious you’ll be tempted to eat it. Or at least make a batch of cookies and eat all of them!

Packed with skin loving oatmeal, sweet fragrance, and a soft silky base- this soap is a winner in my books!

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Here’s what you’ll need:

3 cups grated Rebatch Soap Base

1 cup Water

1 tablespoon Sweet Almond Oil

1 tablespoon Powdered Milk

1 cup Oatmeal

1 tablespoon Oatmeal Milk & Honey Fragrance Oil

1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon Essential Oil

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For the record, you could totally get away with only using the Oatmeal Milk & Honey fragrance- it’s amazing. Soft and sweet, perfect for a relaxing soap scent. But the addition of a tiny but of cinnamon really does make this soap smell like a cookie. And I love cookies. So naturally, I love this combo 🙂

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Start by melting the grated soap base over medium heat using a double boiler (or similar set-up, like I did).

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Add in the water during the beginning of the melting process. If the mixture feels dry as it continues to melt, you can add in additional liquid 1 tablespoon at a time.

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Continue stirring over medium heat, adding water as needed, until your soap reaches the consistency of mashed potatoes. Creamy, a little sticky, and smooth.

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After the soap has reached the above consistency, add in the sweet almond oil…

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the Oatmeal Milk & Honey fragrance oil…

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the Cinnamon Essential Oil…

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and the Powdered Milk. Stir it all up until the consistency is smooth and all ingredients have been evenly distributed.

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Finally, fold in the oatmeal.

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Carefully scoop the soap mixture into your molds and allow to cool and harden completely before unmolding.

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If you want the finished product to maintain a light color, you need to use a stabilizer as the fragrance oil contains some vanilla, which will darken the soap as it cools. I don’t mind the darker color in this recipe since I’m making the soap to mimic a cookie- so be aware that the finished product will be slightly darker than what you see here.

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Enjoy!

Just remember, with rebatch soap the finished product is safe to use right away (doesn’t require curing), but leaving it to rack dry for a few weeks will pull the excess moisture out for a harder bar.

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