Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

I think it's the addition of the vanilla pudding mix that makes these so good!

Top Review by HokiesMom

Well oh well...no surprise here a TRUE hit! My DS wants me to give you 100 stars. He walked in the door at 10:00 and grabbed 3 right off the bat and wanted to grab 3 more before I slapped his hand away. Because I don't know how to read I purchased the wrong type of "vanilla" pudding so opted to use "instant chocolate pudding". Kit the flavor of chocolate pudding with the chocolate chips & then to top off the cookie the flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg in the background! Wow a TERRIFIC cookie flavor! Nice soft texture to the cookie - all pans baked in exactly 10 minutes. I received 54 cookies using a standard cookie scoop and flattening with the glass. So glad I tagged you in the Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup game. Thanks Kitten!! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  3. In a bowl, beat shortening and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer, until creamy; gradually beat in sugars, beating well.
  4. Add in the 2 eggs; beat until blended, then mix in the pudding mix and vanilla.
  5. In another bowl, combine the flour, and the next 4 ingredients.
  6. Gradually add to the butter/egg mixture, beating until blended.
  7. Stir in the chocolate chips, nuts and oats.
  8. Shape the dough into 1-1/2-inch balls.
  9. Place on a cookie sheet, leaving enough space between the balls.
  10. Press the balls to 1-inch thickness (the bottom of a glass works well for this).
  11. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  12. Remove cookies to wire racks.

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