Lace Cookies with Chocolate Middles

Total Time

Prep: 1 hour Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


1 dozen

Updated: Jan. 25, 2023
Melted chocolate sandwiched between two golden and slightly crisp oatmeal cookies makes for a delicious spin on traditional oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.
Lace Cookies with Chocolate Middles Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Drop by 1-1/2-inch scoops 4 inches apart onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on pans before carefully removing to wire racks.
  4. Spread melted chocolate on the bottoms of half the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 239 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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