The Best Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Claudia Tribbey Recipe

By Claudia Tribbey cdtribbey

My cousin gave me this recipe a couple of years ago. I knew it was good, but after finally making it, there's no doubt it's one of the very best cookies I've ever tasted. Using the mini chocolate chips assures you of getting a big bite of chocolate in every bite! Following the recipe exactly produces great results! Enjoy with those you love!!


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Serves:
Makes 3-4 Dozen Cookies

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
shortening
1 c
packed light brown sugar
1/2 c
white sugar
1 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2
eggs
2 c
quick cooking oats
2 c
semi-sweet mini chocolate chips

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
2
Combine flour and baking soda in a bowl.
3
Beat together shortening, sugars, and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
4
Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in the quick cooking oats then add chocolate chips.
5
Drop batter by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8-9 minutes or til golden (or until they smell tasty.) Let stand a minute in pan before transferring to a cookie rack.