Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies: Oatmeal Cookie Day!

Today is Oatmeal Cookie Day! Who doesn't love a good oatmeal cookie? I do! But I especially love them when they're filled with chocolate chips rather than raisins!

Here's a great simple recipe for Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, recipe adapted from the Betty Crocker Cookbook!


1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup sweet butter, softened
1 tsp Madagascar vanilla
1 egg
2 cups quick-cooking oats
1-1/2 cups all-purpose or unbleached flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (or 6 oz chopped chocolate)
1 cup chopped nuts, optional

Heat oven to 350°F.
In large bowl, stir brown sugar and butter until blended. Stir in vanilla and egg until light and fluffy. Stir in oats, flour, baking soda and salt; stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Enjoy the Day!!!