Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Husband and kids love them. Recipe passed on in family.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat shortening, brown sugar, white sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Add flour and salt; mix well.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in the boiling water and add to the flour mix.
  4. Stir in oatmeal and chocolate chips.
  5. Roll into balls and put on an ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  6. Flatten with a fork dipped in cold water.
  7. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes.


Most Helpful

This is an excellant cookie recipe. I had 1/4 cup of butter flavored shortening on hand so I used that with regular. DH is on his 4th right out of the oven as I type. Good recipe and a keeper !!

Shirl (J) 831 March 13, 2006

I really do love these cookies...they are one of my faves! Thanks for posting...you can even eat the dough raw with out worrying:)

Sweet**Fuzion November 08, 2009

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