Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

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Total Time
25 mins
24 mins

This batter can be refrigerated for an hour to firm it up before baking. An additional cup of chocolate chips and 1/2 cup chopped of walnuts are also good in this soft and chewy cookie. From the American Profile section of the newpaper submitted by Jolene Hookie of David City, NE.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in a large bowl. Beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Stir in egg and vanilla.
  3. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Stir into creamed mixture.
  4. Add oats and chocolate chips. Dough will be very stiff. Add up to 1/4 cup water if needed. Form tablespoon-size balls and place on prepared cookie sheet. Flatten slightly.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.