Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nicole Campoy-Leffler

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup  plus 1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cups  sugar
  • egg
  • 2 teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 1 cup  all-purpose flour
  •  Pinch of  salt
  • 2 teaspoons  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1 cup  quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup  dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon  milk or water (if needed)

I love chocolate chip cookies. I have rarely looked one in the face and turned it down. But everyone needs a little variety now and again, and oatmeal chocolate chip cookies provide just that. These are melty, with bittersweet dark chocolate, chewy dough, and, a surprise nutty oat flavor that makes you think these cookies are actually healthy! (Well, oats are good for you, so there’s that justification.)

These are fun and easy to make and are crazy delicious when dunked in ice-cold milk. They look particularly cute stacked in a mason jar and given as homemade gifts or party favors — give them out with an individual-sized carton of milk and your job is done!

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

In a medium-sized bowl, mix the butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract together until well combined and smooth. Add the flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking powder, mixing until well combined. Then, mix in the oats followed by the chocolate chips.*

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and begin to spoon out small balls of dough. Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until a toothpick can come out virtually clean (a little melted chocolate doesn’t count). Remove from the oven, and serve.

Notes

*Note: If the dough seems a little dry before you start to spoon it onto your baking sheet, add either a teaspoon of milk or water.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

582 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Sodium Vegetarian, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

29%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 29g 44%
  • Carbs 77g 26%
  • Saturated 17g 83%
  • Fiber 5g 22%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 41g
  • Monounsaturated 8g
  • Polyunsaturated 2g
  • Protein 9g 18%
  • Cholesterol 77mg 26%
  • Sodium 98mg 4%
  • Calcium 76mg 8%
  • Magnesium 86mg 21%
  • Potassium 263mg 8%
  • Iron 3mg 19%
  • Zinc 2mg 12%
  • Phosphorus 258mg 37%
  • Vitamin A 160µg 18%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 26%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 13%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 8%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 3%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 61µg 15%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 2%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin K 3µg 4%
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