Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) vanilla
  • 2 cups (500 mL) quick (not instant) oats
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chocolate chips

Preparation Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line baking sheets with Culinary Parchment.
  • In bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.
  • In large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light. Beat in eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture, blending well. Stir in rolled oats and chocolate chips.
  • Scoop rounded tablespoons (15 mL) of dough onto parchment paper lined baking sheets, leaving 2-inch space between cookies. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until cookies are golden around the edges and underneath. Let cookies cool on baking sheet on wire rack for 2 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

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