Recipe for Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Ben Cook

Chocolate chip cookies may possibly be the reigning King of the cookie planet, with its lots of variations serving as heirs apparent. As an example, this oatmeal chocolate chip cookies recipe might truly be first in line for the cookie jar thrown. What can be better than the sweet chocolate flavor of a conventional chocolate chip cookie combined with quick-cook oats? Now you've got the best of both worlds - a tasty, indulgent cookie with a healthy, fiber-packed side to it. This cookie is even good for breakfast. Just pretend you're eating an oatmeal muffin with chocolate chips!

This oatmeal chocolate chip cookies recipe is simple. If you can make standard chocolate chip cookies, you can make these. The fantastic thing about them is that for any person who bakes even occasionally, it's most likely that all of those ingredients may already be in your pantry and no special trips to the store are necessary.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients

1 cup of butter (let it soften before using), 1 cup of light brown sugar, tightly packed, 1/2 cup of white granulated sugar, two eggs, 1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of salt, 3 cups of the one-minute or three-minute oats, 1 copped chopped walnuts or pecans, 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

2. Employing your mixer, cream together the butter, both sugars until they're nice and smooth.

3. Add the eggs one at a time making sure to mix properly after each egg.

4. Add the vanilla.

5. Combine the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, and salt) in a huge bowl.

6. Gradually, with the mixer set on low, add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture.

7. Working with a spoon as an alternative to the mixer, stir in the oats, nuts, and chocolate chips.

8. Drop heaping tablespoons of the dough onto ungreased cookie sheets.

9. Bake the cookies for 12 minutes or till golden brown.

10. Remove cookies from the oven and let them cool for about 5 minutes on the cookies sheets. Then remove them to wire wracks to finish cooling.

Ideas and Variations

Due to the fact this oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe is currently a variation of the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe, let's just add a couple of ideas. (Though you will find people that prefer to add about a cup of raisins to the dough, generating them even more like an oatmeal cookie.)

You can make cookie dough and keep it refrigerated as much as 24 hours before you bake them. Just let the dough warm up for about 30 minutes just before you form the cookies. This cookie dough may also be frozen for 9 months as long as it's in an airtight container. Thaw till it's easy to manage.

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