This is an absolutely spectacular recipe for chocolate oatmeal cookies. Though oatmeal cookies are not considered a cool, modern dessert by many, there is a reason that traditional recipes survive over the decades. And this recipe proves it — sometimes traditions are best! Even the kids will want to get involved to make a treat that’s quick to make and healthy, too.
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 10 min.
* 3/4 lb. semisweet chocolate chips
* 1/2 cup soft unsalted butter
* 1 egg
* 1/2 cup sugar
* 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
* 3/4 cup all purpose flour
* 1/4 tsp. baking soda
* 1 tsp. baking powder
* 3/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats, uncooked
* 1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
Oven should be preheated to 375F. Separate 1 cup chocolate chips from the rest and melt this in a saucepan over low heat. Set aside.
Beat sugar and butter together in a bowl until smooth and fluffy. Add the melted chocolate, vanilla, and egg.
Remaining ingredients should be combined in another bowl. Stir in the remaining chocolate chips and the chocolate mixture made previously.