Oatmeal Chip Cookies
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
Makesabout 7 dozen
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 276 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.
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Dec 1, 2019
I’ve made this recipe for a few years now. I do add more chocolate. 1 add x2 on chocolate and sometimes include white chocolate and butterscotch chips. It is a Christmas Eve tradition to make these huge and to make them into ice cream sandwiches at my house.
Feb 14, 2018
This is a wonderful cross between my family's two favorite cookies. A half batch fits perfectly in the cookie jar.
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!
Dec 29, 2015
Best oatmeal chip cookies I've had! Will definitely half the recipe when I bake them just for my family.
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!
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!
Jul 19, 2015
Very good! I didn't have time to chill the dough so I baked them as drop cookies. Turned out great.
Jun 3, 2015
Great texture and flavor. I added Craisins for an extra touch.
May 30, 2015
These cookies are very good. I cut this recipe in half and i was able to make around 40 cookies. I also added 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. I make sure to melt the butter and add a teaspoon of cornstarch for the perfect chewy cookie. I do this with regular chocolate chip cookies as well. It is also important to chill the dough. I will be making these again.
Jun 19, 2014
This is the best recipe I've ever used. Chewy but holds together well. I halved the recipe except I still used 2 cups chocolate chips; substituted 1/2 butter & 1/2 olive oil for the all butter part of the recipe; I used a pinch of salt & slightly less sugar than recommended; I also added 1 cup of chopped pecans & used traditional oats. I've tried different recipes for years to find a good one since it is my favorite type of cookie and this is where I stop. I found the best one. Thanks Ruth. It's a keeper.