BIG Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are nearly 4 inches across! They are thick, yummy and stay together very well when you pick them up.
Step 1: The Ingredients:
2 3/4 cups oats, old-fashioned or quick cooking
1 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
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Step 2: The Instructions:
Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl mix oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt until combined, set aside.
In a large bowl mix cream the butter and shortening with a hand mixer or with the paddle attachment on a stand mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, add vanilla.
Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients slowly, mixing after each addition. Stir in chocolate chips by hand.
Roll 1/4 cup dough into a ball, place onto cookie sheet and flatten to 3/4"-1". Bake for 9-12 minutes or until center is set.
Let cool 2 minutes and move to a cooling rack.