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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies | Recipe with the absolute perfect texture thanks to an old fashioned ingredient.
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5 from 4 votes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The BEST cookie texture ever!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time24 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookie
Servings: 48 cookies


  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1/2 C butter room temperature
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 C all-purpose flour or GF substitute
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 C quick cooking oats
  • 2 C chocolate chips or raisins


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the first 4 ingredients.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add vanilla and blend until incorporated, scraping sides as needed.
  • Sift together the flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Add to creamed mixture and blend well.
  • Add the oats and mix until evenly blended. 
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop by spoonful on cookie sheet. Or use a small cookie scoop.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes on center oven rack. Remove and cool on a wire rack. Enjoy!


Don't overbake! The texture is everything with these cookies with an amazingly light crisp outside and chewy interior.