Yummy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by LifeIsGood

A friend brought these to a picnic. After one taste of the warm-from-the-oven cookie, I knew I had to have the recipe. These are now the most requested cookie by my family. The recipe makes a HUGE batch of big cookies, but they do freeze very well. The 5 dozen amount is a guess, I've never counted! We love these and hope you will too!

Top Review by SSX6316

I'm sooo glad I didn't cut the recipe in half when I made these for Christmas! This is the best and only oatmeal cookie recipe I'll use from now on!!! The ground up oatmeal in this recipe gave the cookie a better texture and helped hold the cookie together vs any regular chocolate chip cookie or oatmeal cookie. These cookies don't spread much at all (which I like because they result in a nice thickness!) so you have to shape/flatten them into rounds before you bake them or else the balls you bake will have a rounded top (unless that's what you're going for). Once I mixed up the batter I divided it into quarters and made chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, chocolate butterscotch chip pecan oatmeal cookies, red and green M&M oatmeal cookies, and cranberry white chocolate walnut oatmeal cookies. Everyone loved these but especially the cranberry version. I love this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream together, using a stand mixer: butter, sugar and brown sugar.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, and the vanilla. Blend well.
  4. Blend 2 1/2 cups of the oatmeal in a food processor or blender.
  5. In a separate large bowl, mix together: flour, all of the oatmeal (2 1/2 cups processed and 2 1/2 cups whole), salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  6. Add the dry mixture, on low - a bit at a time, to the wet ingredients and blend together until fully incorporated.
  7. Add the chocolate chips and blend in on low. (Add nuts here, too, if you want.).
  8. Scoop balls onto cookie sheets, spaced a few inches apart. I like to make them about 1 inch balls.
  9. Bake for about 10 minutes, depending on your oven.
  10. Get the gallon of milk ready!

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