Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies Recipe
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Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies Recipe

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Back in the '30s, my grandmother found this recipe on a cereal box. For moist, flavorful oatmeal cookies, these can't be beat! They make a tasty snack that's convenient to take along on family outings. —Diane Maughan, Cedar City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:21 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 21 servings


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 221 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine brown sugar, eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into batter. Stir in oats, chocolate chips and raisins. Let stand for 5-10 minutes. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately to wire racks. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Oatmeal Cookies in Reminisce March/April 1993, p49

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davinda User ID: 4455659 246566
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2016

"Just about every recipe I have made from Taste of Home comes out very good...but not this one. Not very flavorful and dry. Not what I expected for a chocolate chip cookie."

angela32 User ID: 3084463 238754
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2015

"Made as is and they are not too sweet and very much like a muffin top. Mine do not look like the photo, they are an oatmeal raisin "cookie". My husband will love them with his coffee :)"

jsoc User ID: 5988083 41249
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2011

"The cookies are good but not much flavor. I would add coconut next time I think. They are easy to make and I like that as the ingredients are always in the cupboard!"

karen1965B User ID: 3830242 11672
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2011

"These cookies are full of flavor, and they taste marvelous."

Betty92 User ID: 5616874 42540
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2010

"Just made these for the first time and they are very good - have a light crumb like texture, like a muffin (not as sweet as cake). Not the rightrecipe 4 those who prefer a typical crispy or chewy oatmeal cookie. (due to no butter). Perfect 4 those who like soft and not too sweet though."

greenflamingo User ID: 5570968 37579
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"I am 17 years old, I made these for my friends a while ago. They LOVED them! I modified the recipe just a tad. I didn't put raisins in them, and I added peanut butter chips. They turned out VERY good, I make them often and I bring them to school to share with friends. I like how they are more cake-like and fluffly."

eilidhdawn User ID: 4997506 13520
Reviewed May. 23, 2010

"I added a whole 12 oz bag of chips, 1 cup of raisins and 1 cup of chopped walnuts, then they were much better"

mwalker21 User ID: 987317 32487
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"Honestly, these were the absolute worst cookies I have ever made in my entire life."

firsttimegrandma User ID: 3568125 41088
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"Not for sure, but I doubt it. Not very flavorful. Hoping that after they sit a day that they will have more taste/not so cake-like."

jennybuginthekitchen User ID: 4580963 15375
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2009

"I just made these this afternoon for my four teenage boys and their friends. Easy recipe with ingredients you don't have to plan for. I did not have chocolate chips so I just left those out. The boys loved them!! I did make them in bars instead of cookies. I would definately make them again!"

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