Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


I love making cookies that make me feel like I am giving my kids something healthier than the average cookie. These cookies are loaded with oats and I put some flax seed meal in them too which also helps with replacing eggs. I like using large flake oats as it gives the cookies a nice texture. You can use any add-ins you want like raisins, coconut, nuts, or butterscotch chips. I had chocolate chips on hand so that’s what went in.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cream together:

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar

Then add:

Mix well and then add dry ingredients and mix again:

  • 3 cups large flake oats
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed meal
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon.

Lastly, Add 1 and 1/2 cup add-ins (Chocolate Chips in this case)

Bake 325 degrees F for 10 – 12 minutes


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