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Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

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Oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips – Classic chewy oatmeal cookies get a dose of chocolate and almonds in this old fashioned oatmeal cookie recipe!

I get a major craving for oatmeal cookies about once a season and these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies hit the spot. Soft and chewy, they’re packed full of chocolate with a bonus of almond meal in the batter for extra protein and a textural boost.

bowl full of Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Besides TWO different kinds of chocolate chips, these oatmeal cookies have an unusual addition. I pulled some sliced almonds from the freezer and dumped them in my mini food processor. Pulsing the frozen nuts for a minute or two turned them into powdery almond flour or meal. Barely discernable except for a few flecks, which of course my family had to drill me about.

Nick was heading back to college and was game to sample one. Not usually a big oatmeal cookie fan, he enjoyed these enough to take some back to campus. They are chewy, soft and irresistible. I had to hide the remainder in my freezer to minimize temptation.

platter of Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthier Cookies

I wouldn’t categorize these oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips as a health food, but this is a “healthier” oatmeal cookie recipe than my usual cookies. The oats and almond meal add fiber plus the eggs and almond meal both add protein. Just don’t eat a dozen at one sitting! Though you may be tempted.

Tools Needed to Make This Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Other Favorite Oatmeal Cookies:

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies | Chewy and packed full of two kinds of chocolate chips

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with a boost of texture from almond meal

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Yield 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup almond meal (you can make your own by whizzing about 3/4 cup frozen, sliced almonds in a food processor, till powdery)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl with a wooden spoon.
  2. Beat in the egg and the vanilla extract till well incorporated.
  3. Add the oats, almond meal, flour, baking powder and salt and mix till combined.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Refrigerate the cookie dough for 1 hour.
  6. Heat the oven to 350º. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Scoop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Gently flatten the cookies.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

36

Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 110Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 67mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 2g

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Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips and Almonds

Adapted from Roxana’s Home Baking.

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