Monday, December 16, 2019

Easy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Would ya guess? Baking is not my favorite thing to do. I'm not great at it. I would rather cook, or better yet, be the taste tester. 😊 I feel like baking is so much more of a science than cooking, but this season, with SO many people in mind that I would like to gift-give to I've decided that giving homemade baked goods might be the best way to go this year! Today I'm going to share with you this delicious and easy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. My old Ballet Magnificat housemates would make these cookies all the time in the winter (dancers do eat cookies) and now I'm giving it a go. If you're like me, a novice baker, this is the perfect recipe for you! Oatmeal is delicious and super easy to work with. They also don't require a lot of time! I of all people know, time is a precious commodity. Prep-time is short and they only bake in the oven for about 8-10 mins. That's all! Not to mention, the cinnamon and nutmeg in these cookies give off a fragrant delicious aroma that will make your home smell divine! Who wouldn't love their home smelling like delicious fresh-baked oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, during the holiday season?




Easy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 sticks of butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  •  1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 3 cups of oats- The "Old Fashioned Quaker" kind works well!
  • 1 bag of chocolate chips- add to your liking



Directions:

  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix all ingredients together.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper 
  4. Scoop out 1 inch round balls of your dough and place them out on your sheet with adequate space between them as they will expand and grow a bit.
  5. Bake anywhere between 8-12 mins, until the under-edges begin to brown slightly. 
  6. Remove them from the oven and allow them to cook a bit as they will continue to firm up even after being taken out of the oven.
  7. Enjoy!
 
Nom, nom, nom!

Buen Porvecho!

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