The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simply The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies!  This classic cookie recipe is a family favorite, so make sure you bake enough to go around.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 45 About 45 Cookies
Calories 133kcal
Author Erin Henry


  • 1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 10 ounce package 10oz semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Place oven racks in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat butter and brown sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy, about 1 minutes.
  • Add eggs one at a time and mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Add oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix on low speed until blended.
  • Add semi-sweet chocolate chips and mix until incorporated.
  • Drop batter by heaping teaspoons 1 1/2 inches apart onto greased or parchment lined baking sheets. (I use my Silpat baking mat)
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cookies will be soft, but will firm up as they cool. Let cool for 2 minutes before transferring to wire cooling rack.


These cookies Best eaten within a day or two of baking. They also freeze well.
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.8mg