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Old Fashioned Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These classic old-fashioned Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are a family recipe that has been passed down for generations. Made with just a few pantry staples, you can whip up a batch of the easy, homemade treats whenever a craving strikes -- and then share them with your loved ones!
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 193kcal
Author Blair Lonergan


  • 2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup oats
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together butter and powdered sugar.
  • Add vanilla and oats. Gradually mix in flour and baking soda.
  • Fold in chocolate chips by hand.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.


Wrapped tightly, these cookies freeze very well after they are baked!
Serving a larger crowd? My great grandmother usually doubled the recipe!


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 12.2g | Saturated Fat: 7.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.5g | Cholesterol: 24.8mg | Sodium: 99.9mg | Potassium: 15.5mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 10.2g