Quick & Easy Chocolate Chippers

This oatmeal chocolate chip cookie is a sleeper as an oatmeal cookie because the oats are ground into flour.

Ingredients:     

  1. 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  2. 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  3. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  4. ½ teaspoon salt
  5. ½ cup unsalted butter, room temp.
  6. 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  7. ½ cup sugar
  8. 2 large eggs
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 1 cup walnuts or pecans
  11. 2 cups milk-chocolate chips 

Pre-heat oven to 375 and prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper

  1. Finely grind oats in processor.  Add flour, baking soda and salt.  Blend 5 seconds.
  2. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl until well blended.  Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Mix in dry ingredients.
  4. Mix in chocolate chips and nuts.
  5. Form 2 rounded tablespoon dough into ball and place on ungreased baking sheet.  Flatten slightly.
  6. Bake until edges are golden brown (about 12 minutes).
  7. Cool on baking sheets about 5 minutes. Transfer to racks to cool completely.

 Yield:  4 dozen cookies

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