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Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

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I adore homemade oatmeal cookies and adding three types of chocolate push these decadent, Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies over the top!

Triple chocolate chunk oatmeal cookies on an oval plate

Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

Besides his rule of only not eating cherries unless they’re in Kool-Aid, my not-so-gourmet hubby only eats oatmeal when it’s boiled and served with milk and brown sugar. So when you see oatmeal cookies on my blog, it’s because “I” have a craving. Chewy and chock full of three types of chocolate discs make these Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies unforgettable!

Two triple chocolate chunk oatmeal cookies on a small white plate

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

So many oatmeal cookies have ordinary semi-sweet chocolate chips added. Now, mind you, that is always a nice option. But if you’d like a trumped up version, why not add a variety of chocolate chips? Or how about chocolate chunks? And for the ultimate cookie experience, you may want to splurge on some Guittard chocolate discs/wafers. I tossed in equal portions of semi-sweet, bitter-sweet and white chocolate wafers. No bite tasted exactly the same, but they were all heavenly!Chocolate oatmeal cookies collage with two photos and a text box

Tips for Making Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A couple notes about this recipe.

  • First of all, the sugars were added to melted butter, then that mixture needed to be chilled for about 10 minutes. Second, after forming the dough balls, they also required a 30 minute chill before being baked.
  • The two chilling times ensured better looking, puffier cookies instead of those that resemble pancakes. Make sure to allot enough time to chill your dough.
  • PRO-Tip: Hold back a few of each type of chocolate wafer to garnish the rounds of dough, offering a clue to the yumminess awaiting inside these babies.

It was worth the time to complete these extra steps for the best, chewiest, chocolate laden oatmeal cookies that you’ve ever tasted. So run, don’t walk, to your kitchen to whip up a batch of these triple chocolate chunk oatmeal cookies!

Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies | Perfect treat for you cookie monsters!

Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies filled with a triple dose of chocolate chunks

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Yield 36 cookies


Recipe adapted from the Cooking Channel:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup white chocolate discs (I used Guittard), chunks or chips
  • 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate discs (I used Guittard), chunks or chips
  • 2/3 cup bitter-sweet chocolate discs (I used Guittard), chunks or chips


  1. In a large microwave safe bowl, microwave the butter until melted. Add both sugars and stir until the sugars are incorporated. Chill the mixture for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from the refrigerator and stir in the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla.
  3. Add the flour, oats, baking soda,and salt; mix till combined.Stir in the chocolate chunks.
  4. Scoop out rounded tablespoonfuls of dough and place on sheet pans leaving about 2-inches between each cookie. If desired, press in some extra chocolate pieces on dough balls.
  5. Chill, on sheet pan for 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat the oven to 325?F. Remove the cookies from the refrigerator and bake for 14-16 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool for several minutes on pan, then transfer to cooling rack.



Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 134Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 87mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 2g


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41 comments on “Triple Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies”

  1. Gosh, I will not be able to resist chewy cookies with huge chocolate chips peeking right in front of me! You tease me, Liz!!!

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  2. That triple chocolate term is the key for me! Very tasty cookies Liz!

  3. I could wolf down a couple of them right now… After all, oatmeal is a breakfast food-right?:@)

  4. So many great things in these cookies! Delish..!

  5. I love oatmeal in all forms. But, my favorite is cookies. Especially when they include the term “triple chocolate chunk” These look amazing Liz! Pinned!

  6. Wow! You’ve taken the flavor of oatmeal cookies to 11. And probably beyond. ๐Ÿ˜‰ This is a terrific recipe — thanks.

  7. Love those big chocolate chunks in the cookies! Lovely…

  8. Now that is a cookie! Love those big ole chunks!!

  9. I’d much rather have a oatmeal cookie with chocolate chunks than an oatmeal cookie with raisins! haha. These are perfect!

  10. These cookies look perfect, Liz! I can tell just by your photos how chewy and flavourful they are. If only they developed technology that would allow us to reach into our computer screens. I love that you used three different types of chocolate in disc form to ensure maximum chocolate intake ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. LOL I like your idea of a variety of choc chips!

  12. Be still my chocolate loving heart!!!

  13. I’m with Angie, chocolate chunks over raisins. The extra steps you touched on sure baked up a great looking cookie, Liz! And you know what they say about eating with our eyes first…

  14. Yummy! I have a similar recipe, sans the oatmeal… a delicious combination!

  15. With such cookies, you had to have a crazing — Me too!!! I do accept deliveries. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. Guittard=love. Esp. when in such chewy yummmmyyy cookies as these!

  17. Triple deliciousness.
    Triple sin!
    I WANT))) YUMMMMMMM xxxx

  18. Lizzy,
    I don’t usually make oatmeal cookies. The hubby isn’t a fan. My favorite chocolate chip cookie does have oatmeal in them and nobody’s the wiser. I can’t wait to try this recipe. Pinned.

  19. These cookies look so decadent and delicious!! They would be winners in my house!

  20. Just perfect to start the new school year. My kids would love you and me to pieces if I made a batch and they were hot out of the oven when they came home from school. Take care, BAM

  21. How delicious! My kids would love these! ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. Running to the kitchen! These beauties are calling my name with all that chocolate!

  23. Afternoon snack for the girls ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. They look so chocolatey and inviting!

  25. Liz, these cookies look great…yes, triple chocolate? Cannot go wrong…
    Hope you are enjoying your week ๐Ÿ˜€

  26. Did you know that in my family we are fans the cookies? Yes we are! We love them and this one I like because the oatmeal, it’s a good idea ๐Ÿ˜‰

  27. You will be relieved to hear, Liz, that I received an email notification of this post! Hallelujah things seem to be back on track. Kool-Aid? I think we used to be able to buy that here many moons ago. From memory, it’s a green cordial? I never thought to add cherries! Your cookies look amazing and so full of chocolate xx

  28. I’ve always put raisins or sultanas in oatmeal cookies but I’m now changing my ways!

  29. Any cookie with triple chocolate is my kind of cookie! Craving a bite of one right now.. they look amazing!

  30. Triple chunk is always the way to go for a chocaholic ๐Ÿ˜€
    Gorgeous cookies!

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  31. I love Guittard chocolate – those little disks are just great for cookies! And these look like something my cookie loving husband would adore – he has no problem with oatmeal in a cookie. Thanks for a great recipe ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. These cookies look wonderful – perfect for any chocolate fan!

  33. I can imagine these cookies are wonderfully chewy … and I love that they have 3 types of chocolate in them!

  34. I could eat a dozen of these right now, but I’d split them with you! Any time is a great time for cookies and we have new neighbors next door. Perhaps this would be the proper way to welcome them!

  35. Cookie perfection! I must pick up some of those chocolate discs – I love the look they give your cookies!

  36. I love all the chocolate you’ve packed into these cookies – they look divine!

  37. Hi Liz, love these cookies, oatmeal and chocolate are perfect together, it’s a match made in heaven.

  38. I’m running, I’m running to the kitchen to bake! I love simple oatmeal, too. But hard to believe your darling hubby would resist the trio of chocolates (which are incredible!) At any rate, oatmeal in any sweet works very well for this Ninja Baker =) Great reminders about cooling the butter and chilling the dough =)

  39. This recipe is so welcomed, really wanted to try today a recipe for cookies.. and here it is:) Love it.. my daughters will be thrilled.

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