Imagine the smell of freshly baked cookies wafting through your home, filling everyone with excitement and anticipation. The moment you take a bite, the soft, chewy oatmeal and melted chocolate chip goodness explodes in your mouth, leaving you wanting more.
Our Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are not only delicious but also packed with healthy ingredients like rolled oats, which provide a boost of fiber and nutrients.
These cookies are versatile too! They can be enjoyed on their own, paired with a glass of cold milk, or even used as a base for ice cream sandwiches. And the best part? They’re easy to make! So go ahead, indulge in the delightful taste of our Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies and elevate your snack game.
- Mixing Bowl
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Wooden spoon
- Cookie sheet
- Parchment Paper
- 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips.
- Drop by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
The aroma of these cookies baking in the oven is intoxicating. The smell of the warm butter, the oats, and the chocolate chips is enough to make your mouth water. And when you take a bite, you’ll be rewarded with a delicious, soft and chewy cookie that melts in your mouth.
There’s nothing quite like a warm, chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. These cookies are the perfect balance of sweet and salty, with a hint of oats for a bit of texture. They’re easy to make and can be customized to your liking, so you can make them exactly the way you like them.
These oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are a delicious and easy-to-make treat that everyone will love. So next time you’re looking for a sweet and comforting snack, give these cookies a try.
Occasions Where This Recipe Would Be Great:
- After-school snack for kids
- Office breakroom treat
- Family movie night dessert
- Potluck contribution
- Casual dinner party dessert
- Picnic or outdoor gathering dessert
- Quick gift for neighbors or friends
- Everyday indulgence for yourself!
Recommended Pairing Drink:
I would pair these cookies with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee. The chocolate flavor of the cookies would complement the chocolate in the hot beverage.
Alternatively, cold brew coffee or tea.
The smooth, rich flavors of cold brew coffee or tea complement the sweetness of the cookies without overpowering them. Plus, the caffeine provides an added energy boost to keep you going throughout the day.
Can I use different types of chocolate chips?
Yes, you can use any type of chocolate chips you like. Semisweet chocolate chips are the most traditional, but you can also use milk chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, or even dark chocolate chips.
Can I make these cookies gluten-free?
Yes, you can make these cookies gluten-free by using gluten-free flour.
Can I make these cookies vegan?
Yes, you can make these cookies vegan by simply using vegan butter and vegan chocolate chips.
Can I use quick oats instead of rolled oats?
While quick oats will still work, rolled oats provide better texture and consistency in baked goods.
How do I ensure my cookies turn out chewy?
Make sure to not overbake them. Check frequently during the last few minutes of baking, and remove when edges are lightly golden.