chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

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By Elise Malm
from Monroe, WA

Growing up I never liked oatmeal cookies because they had raisins. But when I found this recipe under the lid of the Quaker Oats Box, I thought I'd substitute the raisins with chocolate and see if I liked it. And I LOVE THEM!

★★★★★ 1
serves A lot (Makes 4 dozen small cookies)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

  • 2 stick
    butter (1/2 lb.), softened
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1-1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    oats (old fashioned or instant)
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips (you may feel the need to add more. go for it!)

How To Make chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

  • 1
    Beat together butter & sugars, until creamy. Then once creamy beat for another minute on med-high speed.
  • 2
    Add eggs & vanilla. Beat until well incorporated.
  • 3
    In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; mix together very well. Then add the flour mixture to the butter & sugar mixture. Beat slowly until well incorporated. DO NOT OVER-BEAT (meaning once it is fully incorporated, stop the machine and move to next step)
  • 4
    Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Beat slowly until incorporated.
  • 5
    Drop by rounded Tablespoons onto un-greased cookie sheet. And bake for 9-12 minutes. Longer for crispier cookies, less time for softer cookies. (I prefer the softer ones)
  • 6
    Once the cookies are done, let them sit on the cookie sheet for at least one minute and then move to a cooling rack. Enjoy!!

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