Step 1: Prepare the Ingredients
115g/4oz butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
115g/4oz cast sugar
100g/3 1/2 oz porridge oats
1 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
125g/4 1/2oz plain flour
1tbsp cocoa powder
1/2tsp baking powder
350g/12oz milk chocolate
Step 2: Preheat the Oven
Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/GasMark4.
Step 3: Grease Baking Trays
Grease 2 large baking trays, or cover with either parchment paper or grease proof paper.
Step 4: Place the Butter and Sugar in a Large Mixing Bowl
Place the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.
Step 5: Add the Egg, Oats, Milk and Vanilla Extract
Add the egg, then the oats, milk, and vanilla extract and beat together until well blended.
Step 6: Add Flour, Cocoa Powder, Baking Powder and Chocolate
Sift in the flour and add the cocoa powder and baking powder and stir, then add and stir in the chocolate.
Step 7: Place Dessertspoon Size Mixture on the Baking Tray
Place dessertspoon size mixture on the baking tray, and flatten with a fork.
Step 8: Place in the Oven
Place in the oven and bake for about 15 mins.
Step 9: Take Out Oven
Take out of oven and leave to cool and enjoy.