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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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 YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 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 flaked coconut
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 288 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.