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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

A little while back I inventoried my freezer and pantry and discovered that I had lots of duplicate items, among them, large canisters of quick cooking oats.   I searched out recipes to use them on the Taste of Home site, and these cookies had amazing reviews.

My only change to the recipe was to omit the nuts due to allergies in the family. I found the dough to be a little on the dry side and ended up adding a tablespoon or two of water. I used a medium cookie scoop, next time I might even go up one more size.  I baked them at 350º (convection setting) for 10 minutes.   The cookies didn't flatten out much, so I lightly pressed on them with a spatula after I took them out of the oven.

We loved these, they are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, perfect for dunking.  I think they would be amazing with chocolate pudding or cheesecake pudding too.  I also think that because they're made with oats, that makes them perfectly fine to eat for breakfast, right?  :)  Thank you so much to Diane N. for sharing her recipe!

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies


Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

ingredients:

  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding, 3.4 oz size
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (omitted)

instructions:

  1. Heat oven to 375º.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Combine the oats, flour, pudding mix, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks.
Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/chocolate-chip-oatmeal-cookies
oats, chocolate chips
Cookies, Dessert
American
Created using The Recipes Generator





Comments

  1. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside is what I like. One can ever have enough chocolate chip cookie recipes!

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    1. Absolutely! I'm going to try these with some sea salt caramel chips next :)

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  2. I am a big fan on chocolate chip cookies and anything oatmeal, so I already love these!

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    1. The oatmeal lets me pretend they are health food cookies ;)

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  3. I love digging around in my pantry and coming up with ways to use the things I have a lot of!! Thanks for linking up to the Friday Frenzy!

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    1. Thank you so much for hosting! Such a great variety, I've been pinning like crazy :)

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  4. Mmmmmm...oatmeal cookies. My weakness! Thanks for sharing at Friday Frenzy Link Party! PINNED :)

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    1. Definitely one of mine too! Thank you so much for stopping by!

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