Introduction: BIG Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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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 eggs

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.

Step 3: The Finished Cookies!