Try this recipe for the most mouthwatering, no kidding around, and seriously great chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. This recipe will satisfy any sweet craving. They are chocked full of good and oh so easy to bake.

For soft and chewy cookies: preheat oven to 305 degrees

For crispy cookies: preheat oven to 350 degrees

For bar cookies: preheat oven to 325


Two and ¼ cups of all purpose flour

Two and ½ cups of oatmeal (quick cooking oats)

One teaspoon baking soda

One teaspoon salt

Two stick of cold butter (one cup) cut up into smaller pieces

Three and one quarter cups white sugar

One cup firmly packed brown sugar

One egg and one egg yolk

One cup of chopped walnuts (optional)

One and one half teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Mix dry ingredients; flour, salt, baking soda, and sift together.

Blend the white and brown sugar in mixing bowl until it has sand like consistency. Mix in cold butter and mix until butter in blended. Do not over mix! This will make the cookies tougher.  The butter dough should be thick not creamy.

Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix.

Add dry ingredients and mix. Do not over mix, cookie dough should be thick.

Add chocolate chips, oats, and nuts, hand mix dough with spatula.

Drop cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet, one inch apart.  

For soft and chewy cookies: bake at 305 degrees for 22 minutes.

For crispy cookies: bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes.

For a cookie bar grease 13x 9 pan add dough, bake 325 degrees for 25 minutes.

These chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are packed with flavor. These cookies are simply delicious when baked soft and chewy, or crispy and crunchy. Why not try both! These delicious cookies will soon be a family favorite!

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