Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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These big crisp cookies are packed with lots of irresistible ingredients, so they appeal to everyone. When you put a plate of these cookies on the table, they disappear in a flash.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 48 servings


  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 288 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Transfer to a larger bowl if necessary. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 8 dozen.
Originally published as Monster Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p106

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mamolnar User ID: 8758646 246760
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2016

"This is a great tasting cookie! We shared a batch with our weekly Bible Study group, and they really liked the taste and the chewy-crunchy texture."

pamfoster User ID: 1413035 241770
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"My Mom loves these cookies and does not want any other type of cookie. She really likes how crunchy and chewy they are"

Kathythecook User ID: 1116676 41764
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"Nummy!,, these are great!"

TaDa!Creations User ID: 4171739 25533
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2010

"We loved this cookie. I love the crispness of the cereal and the chewiness of the coconut. I generally do not care for coconut, but you really don't even taste it in these cookies. I halved the recipe and froze the extra dough."

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