Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.  They are chewy and delicious.  Plus, they seem as if they are a tad bit healthier as they contain oatmeal.  Not sure of the overall health benefits, but they are delicious!

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip CookiesAdapted from Smitten Kitchen

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In the bowl of you mixer add the softened butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Mix the ingredients until light and fluffy.

Cream the butter and sugar

In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.

Flour Mixture

Set the mixer to low and slowly add the flour mixture to the whipped butter.

Add the oats

Then add the oats and mix.

Add the chips

Finally add the chocolate chips and mix.

Chill the dough

Chill the dough for 30 minutes.

Portion and bake

Portion the dough into 1tbs portions and space them about 2 inches apart. Bake them for 10-12 minutes or until they are lightly browned around the edges.

Fully Cooked

Remove from the oven and let cool on the cookie sheet.

These are the best Oatmeal Cookies that I have ever made.  They did not last long enough for Dana to try them.  Looks like I might have to make them again.

 

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Awesome Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Servings: 6
Author: Rex
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt I often use a half teaspoon, but I like more salt in my baked goods
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of you mixer add the softened butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Mix the ingredients until light and fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Set the mixer to low and slowly add the flour mixture to the whipped butter.
  5. Then add the oats and mix.
  6. Finally add the chocolate chips and mix.
  7. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
  8. Portion the dough into 1tbs portions and space them about 2 inches apart. Bake them for 10-12 minutes or until they are lightly browned around the edges. Remove from the oven and let cool on the cookie sheet.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen - http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/02/thick-chewy-oatmeal-raisin-cookies/

 

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