Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

16 Oct

One of my professors has been telling us from day one that he loves oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.  They are his all time favorite.  Like, ever.

doughI’ve been thinking about oatmeal cookies since then.

dough with oats and chipsAnd that was in August.  *sigh*  Midterm stress has led me to finally baking them.  (Thanks little brother for helping)

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies, with pecans

(from Mrs Bruhn’s amazing raisin pecan oatmeal cookies)

1 1/2   cups pecans

1/2   pound butter, room temperature (2 sticks)

1   cup packed brown sugar

1   cup granulated sugar

2   large eggs

2   teaspoons vanilla

1 1/2   cups flour

1   teaspoon baking powder

1   teaspoon ground cinnamon

1   teaspoon salt

3   cups oatmeal

1 1/2   cups chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350°.  Bake pecans 5 minutes; let cool then chop.

Beat butter and sugars in a large bowl until fluffy.  With mixer on low, add eggs one at a time then add vanilla.

Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.  With mixer on low, add to butter mixture.

Stir in oats, chocolate chips and pecans.

Drop 2″ mounds of dough on parchment covered pan.  Bake 12-15 minutes.

chocolate chip oatmeal cookiesThese are seriously the most delicious oatmeal cookies ever.  Make them.


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