oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

April 13, 2011
dough balls
I've been making these cookies since my coffee-shop-baking days almost two years ago. The original recipe calls for raisins, but they're easily interchangeable with chocolate chips if you happen to have some anti-raisin friends. Every time I make these classic cookies they come out really well-- the proportions are perfect and the cookie is nice and chewy. Since the recipe is so simple, it's easy to make them on a whim and fill your house with the scent of freshly baked cookies.
cooling
oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
adapted from smitten kitchen

1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 350°F. First cream the butter, then add the sugar, egg, and vanilla until well combined. Stir in the flour, baking soda, and spices until the dough begins to come together. Fold in the oats and chocolate chips. Place dough-balls at least two inches apart from one another on your baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes, or, until golden brown. Once they're out of the oven, let them sit on the baking rack for a few minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack. Enjoy with vanilla soy milk (or your beverage of choice)!

14 comments:

  1. these look so yummy!

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  2. These look very yummy...I just made choc chip oatmeal cookies last weekend. But yours look much better--more chocolate and poofier! I enjoy your blogs. Look forward to seeing you at Easter and your birthday! Love, ALice

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  3. DELICIOUS! these are to die for, and the photo's are great!

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  4. oatmeat chocolate chip cookies are my all time favorite! i think it high time i make some!!!

    xo,
    cb

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  5. My all time favorite cookies!!!

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  6. just made these. DELISH! thanks for the recipe! (:

    hannah-margaret

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  7. Hannah-- that was just about the quickest anyone has responded to making one of my recipes! So glad you liked them!

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  8. YES!! i hate raisins, hate them! so i always miss out on oatmeal cookies. but these would be so good. and what do you know, i have all the ingredients required to make them in my cupboards!... :)

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  9. oooo those sound so good right now!

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  10. mmmm, i wish I could just twitch my nose and make these cookies appear

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  11. After seeing these cookies I went to Star Bucks and bought sweets. Om nom. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  12. siiigh...
    cookies never fail to bring happiness.

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  13. I'd like to say something smart and profound..

    but all that will come to mind is.. yummm.

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  14. this looks TOTALLY delicious. must. try. now :)

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