Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Soft, chewy, chocolate oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips. Whenever I make these cookies, my boys try to convince me that they can eat them for breakfast since they are oatmeal cookies. I think I’m lucky if any even make it to breakfast the next day!

Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

 

To begin, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl, stir together 2 cups each of rolled oats and chocolate chips. Set aside.

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In another bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 c flour, 1/2 teaspoon each of baking soda and salt, and 1/4 c baking cocoa. Set aside.

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In your mixing bowl, beat together 1/2 c sugar, 1 c brown sugar and 1 c (2 sticks) room temperature butter. Beat these for about 2 minutes until they are really fluffy and creamy.

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Mix in 2 eggs, one at a time.

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Mix in 2 tablespoon of milk and a teaspoon of vanilla.

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The mixture should be nice and fluffy. Add in your flour mixture, mix well and make sure to scrape the bowl to get it all combined.

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Add in your oats and chocolate chips.

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Stir until just combined.

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Scoop by rounded tablespoons onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 11 minutes. The cookies will remain very soft.

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Allow them to cool on the sheet for a few minutes, then remove them to a cooling rack and cool completely. Look at all these lovely cookies!

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Enjoy!

Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
 
Serves: about 3½ dozen cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 c rolled oats
  • 2 c (12 ounces) chocolate chips
  • 1 c (2 sticks) soft butter
  • ½ c sugar
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 1½ c all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ c baking cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tb milk
  • 1½ tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Tobegin, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the oats and chips in a bowl, set aside. In another bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking soda and cocoa. In your mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugars for 2 minutes, until nice and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, and then the milk and vanilla. Add the dry mixture into sugar mixture and mix well. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Scoop by tablespoons onto a cookie sheet. Bake 11 minutes or until cooked through. Cool a couple minutes on the cookie sheet, then cool completely on a cooling rack.
  2. Repeat with the reamining cookie dough.
  3. Enjoy!
Notes
Optional: Try these with dried cranberries in them. Mix in ½ cup with the oats and chips.

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