Oatmeal Chip Cookies Recipe
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Oatmeal Chip Cookies Recipe

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These delicious, nutritious cookies use lots of oatmeal. They're crisp on the outside and sweet, chewy inside.—Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:42 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 42 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 276 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Chill dough for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. Roll dough into 1-1/2 in. balls; place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 7 dozen.
Originally published as Oatmeal Chip Cookies in Taste of Home June/July 1994, p14

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2016

"Halved the recipe. Baked two dozen and put the rest of the cookie dough in the fridge for later. Love freshly baked... I don't feel quite so guilty using oatmeal for part of the ingredients. (Also didn't put nuts in as I usually do). Used my big mixer and put all dry ingredients into the bowl at one time. Used half butter and half shortening as the cookies don't flatten out as much. Wonderful with a cup of coffee!"

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2015

"Best oatmeal chip cookies I've had! Will definitely half the recipe when I bake them just for my family."

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Reviewed Dec. 1, 2015

"I cut the recipe in half for a quick after school snack for the kids on a cold snowy day. I added a tiny hint of cinnamon to bring out some warmth. They paired perfectly with hot cocoa!"

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2015

"These are really good! We love our cookies to be slightly crunchy yet soft in the middle and those were just that. We halved the recipe and used gluten-free flour but other than that it was the same. They got rave hits with everyone who ate them!"

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Very good! I didn't have time to chill the dough so I baked them as drop cookies. Turned out great."

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