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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe By Tessa Arias
September 18th, 2018
4.89 from 284 votes
4.89 from 284 votes

Thick, chewy, and soft, these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are bursting with ooey gooey chocolate goodness that everyone will love. Download my FREE Cookie Customization Guide here!

Yield: 24 cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: Sweet with a hint of cinnamon and loads of chocolate chips. Chocolate chips > raisins.
Texture: Thick, chewy, soft, crisp at the edges, and a little chunky.
Ease: Super easy.
Appearance: Don’t you just want to take a big bite out of one?
Pros: No raisins!! 😉
Cons: None.
Would I make this again? I’ve made these countless times.

I’m pretty sure I’ve discussed this before but it is worth repeating: there is nothing worse than biting into what you think is an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie only to discover they’re RAISINS instead. It’s such a horrendous surprise.

Homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookies on a counter

You think your bite it going to be full of bursts of slightly gooey chocolate gems but instead you’re left with wrinkly, shriveled, sticky, bland bites of fruit. Can you tell I’m not a huge fan of raisins? I can do chocolate covered raisins or maybe even yogurt covered raisins but I’d just rather not eat them generally. I don’t see the attraction.

I’m not a huge fan of dried fruit to begin with, but raisins are certainly my least favorite. Why choose raisins when you can have chocolate chips?!

Here’s why you’ll love these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies:

  • Warm, homemade cookies straight from the oven in under 30 minutes
  • No dough chilling required!
  • Thick, chewy, and SO soft
  • No raisins 😉

Soft and chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies cooling on the counter

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie broken in half with gooey chocolate chips

How to Make Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here are some bonus tips and tricks for ensuring your oatmeal cookies come out perfectly soft, chewy, and beautiful. The full recipe is just below.

Ingredients you’ll need for these cookies:

  • Flour: All-purpose flour is used in this recipe. Be sure to measure your flour properly with a kitchen scale!
  • Salt: Helps to balance out the sweetness.
  • Leavening: Both baking soda and baking powder are used to help lift the cookies for this recipe.
  • Cinnamon: A dash of cinnamon gives these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies the BEST flavor.
  • Butter: Make sure to use unsalted, room temperature butter. More on this in the next tip.
  • Sugar: This recipe calls for both granulated and dark brown sugar. I love to use dark brown sugar in this particular recipe because the rich butterscotch flavor it lends complements the nutty oats beautifully. But also, dark brown sugar is made with more molasses which adds more moisture to this dough and helps keep the cookies softer for longer once they’re baked. You can use light brown sugar if you need to, but definitely consider giving dark brown a try! If you make this recipe without brown sugar, they won’t be as soft, chewy, or flavorful. P.S. if you have granulated white sugar and molasses, you can make brown sugar yourself!
  • Eggs: You’ll see this recipe calls for two large eggs plus one egg yolk. Again, that egg yolk lends moisture and richness, helping to make these cookies both softer yet chewier.
  • Vanilla Extract: Adds delicious flavor.
  • Oats: I like to use old-fashioned rolled oats in my oatmeal cookie recipes.
  • Chocolate Chips: Obviously! But you can use raisins if you MUST.

Why are my cookies flat?

Butter temperature is KEY!

Be sure to use unsalted butter that’s at a cool room temperature, about 67°F. Butter that’s too warm may cause the cookies to spread and flatten while baking. In general, the cooler the dough is when it enters the oven the thicker your cookies will be. If you want thicker cookies, try popping the balls of dough in the freezer while your oven preheats.

Click here to learn why I only use unsalted butter when baking.

What kind of oats should you use for oatmeal cookies?

You can use old fashioned or quick cooking oats in this recipe. Quick cooking oats are smaller in size and will provide a more uniform texture, whereas old fashioned oats will provide a more craggy rough texture. Oats tend to zap moisture in any recipe, which is why simply adding them into your favorite chocolate chip recipe typically won’t work.

How to make beautiful cookies:

Use a large spring-loaded cookie scoop to portion out perfectly even and round balls of dough. Roll them between your palms to smooth out then flatten slightly so they spread evenly. Dot the disks of dough with a few chocolate chips. Bake on a heavy duty unlined aluminum half sheet pan for golden brown cookies.

Learn more about the importance of baking pans when it comes to cookies here!

How to make oatmeal cookies ahead of time:

This dough will keep covered in the fridge for up to 2 days. Do not refrigerate over 48 hours as oats are a drying ingredient and really soak up moisture. Your dough can dry up too quickly! Allow it to return to room temperature before scooping and baking.

You can freeze just about any drop cookie recipe as well! Freeze pre portioned balls of dough in an airtight container for up to 6 weeks. Learn more about freezing and baking frozen cookie dough here.

Thick, chewy, and soft, these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are bursting with ooey gooey chocolate goodness that everyone will love.

There’s nothing more comforting than a warm cookie with a glass of cold milk! xo

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4.89 from 284 votes

How to make
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Thick, chewy, and soft, these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are bursting with ooey gooey chocolate goodness that everyone will love. Download my FREE Cookie Customization Guide here!


  • 1 3/4 cups (222 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 sticks (170 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (150 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups (250 grams) packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs plus one egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (297 grams) old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups (255 grams) semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  3. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar on medium-high speed until smooth and well combined, about 1 to 2 minutes. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. On low speed gradually add the flour mixture and beat until just combined. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips.
  4. Using a spoon or spring-loaded scoop, drop 3-tablespoon sized balls of dough onto prepared baking sheets. Flatten slightly with the palm of your hand.
  5. Bake for about 14 to 15 minutes, or until the edges are slightly browned, rotating baking sheets halfway through. If you prefer a slightly softer cookie, bake about 12-13 minutes, or until the edges are slightly brown but the middle still looks underdone (will firm up while cooling). Let the cookies cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

This post was originally published in 2013 and recently updated with recipe improvements, recipe tips, new photos, and a new video. Photography by Ashley McLaughlin.

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Tessa Arias

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I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    Liz @ Tip Top Shape — July 1, 2013 at 4:12 am

    These are one of my favorite cookies. I always love having more recipes for it! These look delicious 😀

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — July 1, 2013 at 4:56 am

    If I plan on eating the cookies, I always replace the raisins with chocolate chips. I just can’t handle them. These look absolutely perfect!

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    Tracey — July 1, 2013 at 5:20 am

    Haha, I like both raisins and chocolate chips in my oatmeal cookies. I blame my love of Raisinets for that! These look awesome!

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      Michael Quimby — December 20, 2019 at 10:54 am

      I use chopped dates and crushed pecans

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    Tieghan — July 1, 2013 at 6:13 am

    I HATE rasins and especially hate them in my cookies so I feel you! These however look amazing! My kind of cookie for sure!

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    Rachel Cooks — July 1, 2013 at 6:30 am

    These look so thick and perfect!

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    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — July 1, 2013 at 6:31 am

    Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are my favorite! I can see why you’ve already made these twice!

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    Christine — July 1, 2013 at 7:40 am

    Yummy yummy! I have a huge thing for the ones that they serve at Potbelly’s, and these look and sound like a great substitute (if not better)! Thanks for all the awesome recipes, Tessa 🙂

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    Annie @ Annie’s Noms — July 1, 2013 at 10:03 am

    I totally agree! There have been many a time when I’ve thought I was about to bite into chocolate only to find out it’s a raisin! Loving these, definitely be making them so I know that when I bite into them there won’t be any raisins hiding in there haha!

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    Mihai @ World in a Cupcake — July 1, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    Your photos are simply delicious! We would love to publish them on World in a Cupcake if you would like to submit some.

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    Denise — July 1, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    I hate raisins too! And it sucks because I love oatmeal cookies and they usually come with raisins, which I don’t really get. 😛 Glad you finally have a recipe for a perfectly chewy and raisin-less oatmeal cookie! Can’t wait to ask my aunt to try these out. 🙂

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    Mimi @ Culinary Couture — July 1, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    I saw a meme once that said “Raisins that look like chocolate chip cookies are the reason I have trust issues” LOL so true!

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    Belinda @themoonblushbaker — July 2, 2013 at 9:20 am

    Thank you! Dried fruit is great in my eyes but not in cookies! The fruit and nut chocolate bar has to be worse creation in the world of chocolate bars; been tricked so many times>_<
    I love these!

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    Jillian — July 4, 2013 at 7:44 am

    I just got the first batch out of the oven and they are divine! I look forward to sharing them at the neighborhood 4th if July cookout!

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      Tessa — July 4, 2013 at 10:17 am

      I’m so happy to hear that! Have a great holiday weekend 🙂

  14. #
    Keith — July 31, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    I love butterscotch chips in oatmeal cookies too – one of my favorites growing up.

    Just discovered your blog today – what a treat!

  15. #
    Anna — August 2, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    Just made these and they are delicious! The whole family loves them. Not sure they will last the weekend.

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      Tiara — August 14, 2021 at 8:05 pm

      I made this yesterday and they’re very yummy!
      Thank youu for the recipe..

  16. #
    Lucy — August 7, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Delicious! I like that the cookies are very oat-ey, don’t spread, and stay nice and soft! I will definitely be holding on to this recipe! Thanks!

  17. #
    Tina — August 17, 2013 at 10:23 am

    I tried these and they were absolutely a-maz-ing!!! Soo yummy 🙂 I love oatmeal cookies so I really wanted to try this recipe.

    I saw on the Quaker oats box a recipe for “vanishing oatmeal raisin cookies”. Yeah right!!!`

  18. #
    Paula — September 17, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    PISTACHIO ICE CREAM!! I thought it was mint chocolate chip. Hate pistachio to this day because it tricked me.

  19. #
    Camille — December 24, 2013 at 6:35 am

    Made these yesterday. Best oatmeal cookie recipe ever and ZOMG cinnamon! Always adding that from now on.

  20. #
    Laura — August 25, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    You never let me down! I wanted to find a better oatmeal cookie recipe than my old standby and checked my go-to blogs—yours was one of them of course! But only you had exactly what I was looking for!! Thick and chewy with some crunch on the edge and lots of chocolate chips! Certainly not raisins– oh, the HORROR!!

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      Tessa — August 26, 2014 at 8:08 am

      Haha!! So glad I had exactly what you were looking for, great minds think alike 😉

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    debbie — September 17, 2014 at 10:00 am

    What happens if I just add 1/2 C oats to your ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe? That’s what I really wanna do cuz those cookies are fantastic.

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      Tessa — September 19, 2014 at 1:40 pm

      1/2 cup oats should work fine in that recipe!

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    lisa g. — February 7, 2015 at 8:12 pm

    These look so good I gotta make them! I made a chewy oatmeal CCC recipe from another website and I swear they ended up hards as rocks and fast too. Nearly broke off my teeth! And it wasnt my creaming method that did it either. Seriously they sucked. So I pray these cookies stop my searching desparately for awesome oatmeal CCC!

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    Kelly — June 15, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    I really wish that weights for the ingredients were listed!! I’m about to make these and am hoping they come out well 🙂

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    Vanessa — June 17, 2016 at 7:29 am

    Tessa, I love your website. I cannot wait to make these WITH raisins LOL! I have an uncle that always asks me for Oatmeal Raisin cookies, so I am going to use your recipe and replace the chocolate chips with raisins. 🙂 THE HORROR!!! LOL!

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      Tessa — June 19, 2016 at 7:06 am

      LOL 🙂

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    Sol — December 10, 2016 at 7:17 am

    Dare I say this? I was wondering if the recipe is altered if raisins *gasp* ARE in it & no chocolate?
    I get terrible headaches from any chocolate & these with raisins are my stepsons favorite. Any type of bonding (he makes them WITH me!) I’ll put up with the shame of the raisin. Or instead I put blueberries & lemon zest in it? I guess I’m asking if the above recipe would work with my desired additions. Thanks. I forward this to all of my lucky chocolate loving-eating friends!

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    Kelly — February 19, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    These came out beautifully! I got creative and added chopped dried tart cherries and walnuts to go with the chocolate. I love love love the substantial texture of oatmeal cookies but am so unimpressed with raisins :s so once those are replaced with yummier options we get a delicious result. Thanks!

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      Tessa — February 23, 2017 at 8:45 pm


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    Nilemami — March 2, 2017 at 3:49 am

    I too am a fan of raisins being my favorite cookie is oatmeal raisin. Will be making these tonight with raisin. Mmmm can’t wait. Will be trying your Nutella stuffed Churro’s this weekend.

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    Teresa — June 28, 2017 at 12:52 pm

    Hi Tessa, I only have quick rolled oas will they work or will it change the cookie? Thanks Teresa

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    jean — October 30, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    is this similar to your cookie customization recipes? as i have this from you, but was wondering if i added oatmeal to your cookie customization recipe would it turn out like these thanks jean

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    Rachel — April 20, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    These came out perfectly on the first try! Super easy, just needed a little elbow grease to really make sure the oats were thoroughly combined. I second the question about customized cookie recipes! Would the normal adjustments ruin anything or is it safe to experiment? 🙂

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    Mary — September 9, 2018 at 7:41 am

    I’m constantly searching for 3 recipes: the best chocolate chip recipe, the best chocolate cake recipe and the best oatmeal cookies. I just made these cookies and they taste sooo good. However, they didn’t flatten out like the nice ones you get at bakery’s and they stayed as thick as they were after I flattened them slightly beforehand baking. Can you please tell me if I did something wrong? Or can you tell me what do to get the cookies flat without shaping them beforehand baking? Please advise. Thanks 🙂

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    Gail — September 21, 2018 at 4:47 am

    I love oatmeal cookies but unlike everyone here, I LOVE the raisins in oatmeal cookies! I wonder if raisinets would be a good alternative? A little chocolate AND raisins…hmmmm! Gotta try it!

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      Tessa — September 21, 2018 at 1:29 pm

      YES! Love that idea.

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    Patricia Pines — September 21, 2018 at 7:06 am

    And I thought I was the only person that didn’t care for raisins in cookies. Thank you!! 🙂 I’m looking forward to making these and the apple bars you posted. Have a great weekend.

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      Tessa — September 21, 2018 at 1:29 pm

      Glad we’re on the same page 🙂 Hope you enjoy both recipes!

  34. #
    Kevin Ha — September 22, 2018 at 11:40 am

    About to pop the cookies in the oven right now! Cannot contain my excitement to taste these! Love your recipes Tessa!

  35. #
    imgrum — September 24, 2018 at 2:27 am

    The cookies sounds so easy and nice to make. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  36. #
    Kris — October 11, 2018 at 11:36 pm

    I am in cookie heaven! Tessa!!! The cookies are just amazing! Forget the old recipe, this is the ultimate! To those planning to make these, it helps a lot to watch the video., how Tessa rolls them and flatten them a bit. No fail! Thank you so so much!

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    Kate — October 16, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    I made these following the recipe-Fantastic. Then I made them with a cup of chopped walnuts and 1/4 tsp of nutmeg-Again Fantastic. The nuts cut the sweetness. I love the chewiness of the oats. Best oatmeal cookie recipe!

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    Ellen — November 19, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    I have light brown sugar and molasses in my pantry. How much molasses should I add if I use the light briwn sugar? Of course, I also have white sugar.

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    Elisabeth — November 24, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    Can I use GF flour instead?

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    Lisa g. — December 14, 2018 at 11:40 am

    Thanks Tessa, your the best!

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    Melea — December 28, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    Tessa, thank you! Excellent recipe! I made them today as a gift. I made mine golf ball sized and baked 12 minutes. I used the extra egg yolk and the Quaker quick oats as you suggested in your video demo. I’ve found my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe!

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    Windy — April 23, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Hi Tessa,

    This choco cookies look fantastic & I’m about to make it for my daughter birthday party however since it’ll be served to the toddler then I want to omit the granulated sugar. Will it be making any issue for the result? Thanks you. Kiss from Bali xx

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    Shelly — June 21, 2019 at 11:30 am

    Baked them. Texture and chewiness was good. Too sweet. Wouldn’t make again due to the overly sweet factor.

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    Pauline — July 19, 2019 at 2:09 pm

    I made these more than once and they never last on our house.

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    Tammy M Muczinski — September 8, 2019 at 2:13 pm

    My kids would not go near oatmeal. They went bananas for these tonight!!! Hoping they will try oatmeal for breakfast now. Thank you Tessa for always have really tasty recipes!!!

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    Ana — October 5, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    Made these today and they’re really tasty! Thanks for sharing!

  47. #
    Paula Richardson — November 11, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    Amazing cookies!! They came out perfect. This will be my go to cookie, Next time more nuts.

  48. #
    David — November 13, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    I made these last night and OMG! The best cookie ever….. Made these for my work peeps and they have gone nuts over them. I did not change a single thing from the recipe.

  49. #
    Gottbrath, Andrea — January 8, 2020 at 8:10 am

    I like this recipe a lot but my children just LOVE it. These are their absolute favourite cookies. I appreciate the simplicity of creating them, though the cookies always suggest to be from another world (where chocolate rules, of course) as soon as they leave the oven. They smell good, taste fantastic, the mix between crunch and gooeyness balanced. Perfect!

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      Tessa — January 8, 2020 at 9:18 am

      Love this! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    Lyndon Hayhoe — January 21, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    These are my wife’s favourite style of cookie, and this is the best recipe! I super dig the cinnamon too. Delicious! Thank you for the recipe! (And thank you for the extra 3lbs I can now carry!)

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    Kate in San Diego — March 29, 2020 at 1:32 pm

    Great Recipe! I often add chopped walnuts to cut down on the sweetness (not that there’s anything wrong with chocolate). Friends have said that these are the best oatmeal cookies.

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    Sam — April 4, 2020 at 11:34 am

    Love all your cookie recipes! This was my favorite one so far.

    I want to make them smaller for my children. Do I need to change anything besides cooking time? Wasn’t sure if the ratio of ingredients would change if I made them half the size?


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    Mitchy — April 9, 2020 at 6:48 am

    I just made these cookies and it tastes so good! Just the right amount of sugar. It’s not too sweet. I still got one batch in the oven and the house smells delicious! Simple and easy to follow recipe. My family loves it Another great recipe from you, Tessa. Thank you!

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    Ruth — April 10, 2020 at 4:41 pm

    Question: I only have salted butter and regular brown sugar. Is that ok?

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      Maria in NJ — April 24, 2020 at 9:39 am

      ys I used both Ruth, and I just made them…do you have an molasses? I used light brown sugar and compensated with a tsp of molasses…

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        Ruth Wilson — April 24, 2020 at 10:12 am

        Yes, I do have molasses! Thanks for the tip, Maria!

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        Ruth Wilson — April 24, 2020 at 10:12 am

        Yes, I do have molasses! Thanks for the tip, Maria!

  55. #
    Suki — April 15, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    These are perfect! I keep some unbaked cookie dough in my freezer for anytime the craving strikes.

  56. #
    Louise — April 15, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    This were a HUGE hit. I now always have a batch of the cookie dough frozen so I can bake a couple (or four) when our craving for an oaty treat hits!

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    Maria in NJ — April 24, 2020 at 9:36 am

    WINNER, WINNER chicken dinner! Wow Tessa what a nice recipe! So glad I made these! They are perfect!

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    Yajaira — April 24, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    These were delicious! Going to make them again, but was thinking of using almond flour. Can I swap the flour for almond flour? 1:1 ratio?

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    Alice — May 2, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    Can I use oil or margerine instead of butter

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    Cindy — May 5, 2020 at 11:02 am

    Hi! You use much less flour in this recipe than in some of the other chocolate chip cookie recipes. Is that because you are using 3 cups of oats? Thx!!!

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    Dushyanthi — June 6, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Can you swap the chocolate for raisins?

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    Dushyanthi — June 6, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    Can you swap the chocolate for raisins?

  63. #
    Lauren Smith — June 28, 2020 at 8:08 pm

    I have made these 5 times now, and they come out perfect every time. It is safe to say that this has a permanent spot in my recipe box!

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    Cindee — July 15, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    This is the first time I have made Oatmeal Cookies. My husband loved them. Thank you so much for this great recipe, this is a keeper.

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    NNH — July 31, 2020 at 7:45 am

    Made these and they just couldn’t be compared to those dry oat cookies in packages. These were crispy on the outside (I baked them a bit longer) but chewy once you devour them. I added 1/2 tsp of cinnamon instead to get more cinnamon-y taste. Also used choc chunks instead of chips and they worked out great with pockets of ooey gooey goodness. Froze the extra cookie dough into balls and they tasted as amazing as the fresh batch cookies.

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    Mary Costa — August 20, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    Just baked these last night. They’re incredible and have been a huge hit with my husband and friends! I used the old-fashioned rolled oats instead of quick cooking since that’s what was in the cabinet. I had leftover oats in the bowl that didn’t quite make it into the dough, so I’d use a little less next time. I let the dough chill 24 hours as you suggested. I think the cookies might be even better the next day! Can’t wait to make these again since they’re almost gone…!

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    Rebecca — October 23, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    This is a great recipe and it makes yummy cookies. But don’t tell Tessa that I subbed raisins for the chocolate chips, shhhhh….

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    Ashley — December 18, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    I was a bit skeptical at first, but these turned out amazing.

    I’ve tried multiple oatmeal chocolate chip recopies in the past and this was by far the best and the one i had the most success with.

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    AS — December 29, 2020 at 2:35 am

    Hi Tessa! I love all your recipes and you have become mine and my sisters go-to for all baking recipes!! They’re always a hit! I was wondering if 1 teaspoon of cinnamon would be too much for this recipe, as I’m looking to make them cinnamon-y?

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      Tessa — December 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm

      1 teaspoon of cinnamon should be fine! Hope you enjoy!

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    Tori — December 29, 2020 at 12:21 pm

    I added peanut butter chips as well as chocolate chips, I just did half the recipe calls for of each and they were awesome. Would probably have been even better if I didn’t do the peanut butter chips.

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    Nichole — January 4, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    First time ever making oatmeal cookies and these were amazing!! I gave some away to friends and family and they all loved it! Can’t wait to try her other recipes!

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      Tessa — January 5, 2021 at 12:57 pm

      Hooray! So glad to hear that!

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    Pavithra — January 13, 2021 at 6:59 pm

    Delicious , soft , crunchy perfect cookies till the date I made …
    Your recipes are so clear that a beginner like me can easily follow n always its a success
    Thanks to u…

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      Tessa — January 14, 2021 at 12:54 pm

      Thank you so much for the kind comment, Pavithra!

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    Clinton — February 7, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    These are yummy cookies, they remind me of my grandmas oatmeal cookies, they bring back memories of her cookies

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      Tessa — February 8, 2021 at 1:43 pm

      So glad you enjoyed these cookies!

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    Rachel Rivera — February 14, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Can I replace chocolate chips for cinnamon chips?, and would I have to change anything, or add anything?

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      Tessa — February 15, 2021 at 3:07 pm

      That should work out just fine! Just swap in the cinnamon chips for the same amount of chocolate chips called for in the recipe!

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    Liza — April 6, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    My cookies came out really crispy (almost like a Tate’s cookie). What did I do wrong? Flavor was great!

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      Tessa — April 7, 2021 at 9:36 am

      I’m so glad your flavor was spot-on, but these cookies should definitely be thick and chewy. Crispy cookies can come from a variety of reasons: too warm of butter, using a dark-colored baking sheet, oven temperature not staying consistent, baked too long…etc. What type of pan did you use? Do you have an oven thermometer to ensure that the temperature you’re baking at is accurate?

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    Carolee — April 8, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    Oh these are so good! My husband loves oatmeal cookies with raisins, so I admit I swapped out the chocolate chips for raisins, and then felt very virtuous. But the cookies are super. I’ve been making oatmeal cookies for at least 50 years, and these are the best! Thanks Tessa!

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      Tessa — April 9, 2021 at 10:14 am

      I’m so happy to hear you both loved these cookies (even with the raisins, but we won’t talk about that LOL)!!

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    Shanna Morrill — August 1, 2021 at 6:45 am

    Yummy and great for ice cream sandwiches!

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    BRIANNA NEWSOM — August 1, 2021 at 6:50 am

    Soo good! The oats with the chococlate chips are the PERFECT combination. These cookies are so gooey and chewy and perfect with a glass of milk! If you havent made these you need to, they will become your favorite oatmeal CCC recipe!

  79. #
    Nikki — August 1, 2021 at 7:28 am

    Best oatmeal cookies! Friends and family RAVED about them. I will definitely Make these again

  80. #
    Amanda — August 1, 2021 at 7:44 am

    Not typically a huge fan of oatmeal cookies but these are amazing!!

  81. #
    Lisa — August 1, 2021 at 8:02 am

    These cookies are so good. Great mix of crispy and chewy!

  82. #
    Erica Holm — August 1, 2021 at 8:53 am

    These cookies are so quick and easy to make. I was skeptical about the cinnamon, but it adds so much! These oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are definitely being added to the regular chocolate chip cookie rotation!

  83. #
    Michelle — August 1, 2021 at 9:26 am

    Do these require refrigeration before baking?

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 3:17 pm

      Hi Michelle! No need to refrigerate, although you can! We don’t like to refrigerate them for too long (48 hours at the most) because oats are a drying ingredient. They really soak up moisture, and you don’t want the dough to dry up too quickly! Hope that helps 🙂

  84. #
    Gabriella — August 1, 2021 at 9:42 am

    Is there anything better than OATMEAL and CHOCOLATE!? The perfect combination!

  85. #
    Jaden Ethier — August 1, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    100/10! These are AMAZING! Everyone in my house is in love! They taste so warm and cozy, definitely my go to on a cold & lazy day❤️

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 3:19 pm

      Sounds absolutely perfect, Jaden! So glad these cookies are such a hit with your family!

  86. #
    Suellen Davidson — August 1, 2021 at 1:05 pm

    Easy and delicious! Will definitely make these again

  87. #
    rebecca — August 1, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    Delicious oatmeal cookie. Chewy but soft at the same time. Kids loved them.

  88. #
    Aaron — August 1, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    These were incredible! I love the texture and they were super easy to bake!

  89. #
    Ashley — August 1, 2021 at 4:27 pm

    These are delicious! Perfect amount of oats and chocolate chips. We followed your recipe exactly but just made ours a little bit smaller so reduced cooking time a bit. Just finished dropping them off for friends to enjoy. Loved by all! This will be my go to oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe from now on. Thanks!

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 3:32 pm

      So happy to hear your cookies were such a hit, Ashley! Thanks for letting us know 🙂

  90. #
    Courtney Turner — August 1, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    These cookies are wonderful! If you like chewy cookies, they are definitely for you.

  91. #
    Brittany — August 1, 2021 at 5:03 pm

    Very good cookie! Not typically a fan of this kind but I would definitely remake these!

  92. #
    Brittany — August 1, 2021 at 5:08 pm

    Love it! Thanks!

  93. #
    Janine Herrera — August 1, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Always a blockbuster on our dessert table. Perfect combination of dark chocolate and chewy oatmeal. I added walnuts for extra crunch.

  94. #
    Darwin Wark — August 1, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    Wonderful recipe. And I am enjoying the Ultimate Cookie Handbook.

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 3:10 pm

      So happy to hear that, Darwin! Thanks for letting us know 🙂

  95. #
    Andi — August 1, 2021 at 6:40 pm

    Delicious Cookies! My husband loved them. Recipe was easy to follow, and it was a great change from the basic chocolate chip cookie.

  96. #
    Kimberly Dierker — August 1, 2021 at 6:49 pm

    I really enjoyed these cookies! The texture and flavor were amazing, and these also were great to use for ice cream sandwiches!

  97. #
    Kiersten Kilczewski — August 1, 2021 at 7:53 pm

    Have made these multiple times, super easy and delicious! Everyone loves when I make this recipe.

  98. #
    Donna Swingley — August 2, 2021 at 3:33 am

    I made your recipe for the Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies and the Snickerdoodle Cookies last week to send to a friend who is terminally ill. I have known him and his wife for 24 yrs. They were my former neighbors for 10 years. I have your cookbook and baked them a few weeks back. His wife said he loved them so much he just devoured them so, I made them again and included the Snickerdoodles too. I didn’t take a picture of them before they were mailed but wanted to say thank you so very much. It means a lot to me that I can make a small difference in their lives at this time.
    Gratefully yours, Donna Swingley

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 4:18 pm

      Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know, Donna! I passed your comment on to Tessa, and you definitely made her day. So honored you chose our recipes to send to your friends! They are so lucky to have such a caring and loving person in their life, and I’m sure you made their day too 🙂

  99. #
    Melissa — August 2, 2021 at 7:30 am

    These cookies are the perfect chewy cookie while also melting in your mouth at the same time! They are my go-to oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe!

  100. #
    Rita Zelig — August 2, 2021 at 11:59 am

    Quick & easy to do! Even when I have a very furry helper who constantly tries to distract me! This recipe is FOOLPROOF! I had very little milk chocolate chips…so I used milk choc chips plus white choc chips. The result is incredibly moist, yummy with just the right amount of a soft crunch to the bottom! Thank you Tessa! Of course I had to make some using raisins…my boyfriend’s fave! Thought he was gonna climb right through the phone to get at them!

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 2:58 pm

      haha, you always write the best reviews, Rita! So happy to hear your cookies were such a hit! Love the addition of white chocolate chips!

  101. #
    Michelle Ann Caesar — August 2, 2021 at 3:17 pm

    These cookies are perfectly crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. I prefer mine with raisins over chocolate chips (sorry Tessa!), but am thinking of trying with white chocolate chips instead!

  102. #
    Karen Vandenbos — August 2, 2021 at 4:12 pm

    These cookies are delicious! And so great as ice cream sandwiches!!! I got so excited about making them into ice cream sandwiches that I forgot to take a picture of them as a plain cookie!!!

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      Emily — August 2, 2021 at 4:37 pm

      So glad to hear you loved these cookies, especially as part of ice cream sandwiches, yum! You are more than welcome to reuse your photo from last month’s baking challenge for this month 🙂

  103. #
    Elizabeth Brubaker — August 2, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    Oatmeal cookies have never been my favorite but this recipe is a winner. Next time I’ll add the whole bag of chocolate chips though.

  104. #
    Gail — August 3, 2021 at 12:44 am

    These cookies are just perfection. I followed the recipe exactly except doubling the cinnamon.. love that stuff! Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe, I will try raisins next time. Baked 24 huge cookies for time suggested. @treatmesweeetly

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      Emily — August 3, 2021 at 8:40 am

      So glad you love this recipe, Gail!

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  106. #
    Katie Campbell-Simms — August 3, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Amazingly delicious! A hit in our house. Perfectly buttery and soft.

  107. #
    Joanne — August 3, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    A crowd pleaser

  108. #
    Kathy Darling — August 3, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    The Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies were easy to make and I followed the recipe exactly! They were a big hit! So delicious! It will probably become a ‘go to’ recipe because you can whip them up quickly and even freeze the unbaked cookies (I used a cookie scoop) for baking on the fly! Everyone loved them, so you can’t go wrong!

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      Emily — August 4, 2021 at 8:55 am

      Perfect! So happy to hear you found your go-to recipe, Kathy!

  109. #
    Mayline Arnold — August 3, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    Everything an oatmeal cookie should be crunchy edges chewy center warm flavor from the cinnamon makes me wish it was Fall!

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      Emily — August 4, 2021 at 8:49 am

      These cookies are perfect in the fall thanks to the cinnamon! So happy you loved them, Mayline 🙂

  110. #
    Theresa Dombrowski — August 3, 2021 at 7:09 pm

    These were so good. I’m trying to convert more recipes to gluten-free, and this worked perfecty. The combination of cinnamon and chocolate was perfect! Can’t wait to bring these to work tomorrow for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

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      Emily — August 4, 2021 at 8:48 am

      Wonderful! So glad your substitution worked perfectly, Theresa! Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

  111. #
    Jen — August 3, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    Soft and gooey perfection!! The dark brown sugar gives such a rich and deep flavor. Yummm!

  112. #
    Peggy Nelson — August 3, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Great cookies especially with lots of chocolate chips

  113. #
    Natalie Paquet — August 4, 2021 at 4:38 am

    These were very good. I’d definitely make again. They had a bit too much sugar for my taste, so I decreased each sugar by a quarter cup and they were still great. My teens loved them.

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      Emily — August 4, 2021 at 8:45 am

      Glad your adjustment worked, Natalie!

  114. #
    Sara VonAllmen — August 4, 2021 at 8:20 am

    Yummy! Kept with the chocolate chips…leave the raisins for my oatmeal!

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      Emily — August 4, 2021 at 8:45 am

      haha! Glad to hear you loved these cookies, Sara!

  115. #
    Linda Mericle — August 4, 2021 at 10:02 am

    Wow, if I could just bottle the smell coming from the oven! These turned out way better than I even thought. And I know Tessa has set a high bar. These are wonderful cookies and as soon as they are cooled, besides eating them myself, I am shipping a batch to my son. I made these with heritage grains, some whole wheat, some white, all organic with organic oats, eggs, butter and sugar. I’m not usually lucky enough to have all those ingredients in organic but ta-da! Good tasting and good for you. (well, mostly.)

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      Emily — August 5, 2021 at 10:08 am

      So happy to hear that, Linda! What a nice surprise for your son to enjoy 🙂

  116. #
    Aviv — August 4, 2021 at 12:42 pm

    These were absolutely amazing!! So easy to make.
    I added crushed up walnuts as well
    The texture was amazing, super chewy

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      Emily — August 5, 2021 at 10:07 am

      Sounds delicious!

  117. #
    Haley Jordan — August 4, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    These cookies are SOOOO delicious!

  118. #
    Teresa — August 4, 2021 at 2:44 pm

    Great chocolate oatmeal cookies.

  119. #
    Melissa Lankheet — August 4, 2021 at 3:04 pm

    These did NOT last long in my house because everyone couldn’t stop eating them! So unbelievably good!

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      Emily — August 5, 2021 at 10:07 am

      So happy to hear they were such a hit!

  120. #
    Roberta Guglielmi — August 4, 2021 at 5:28 pm

    This is a super easy recipe and the cookies are so so good!!

  121. #
    Megan — August 4, 2021 at 7:03 pm

    Deliciously delicious! Great recipe, easy to make and will make again!

  122. #
    Stephanie Rissell — August 4, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    This is the BEST oatmeal choco chip cookie hands down!!

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      Emily — August 5, 2021 at 10:07 am

      LOVE to hear that! Thanks for letting us know, Stephanie!

  123. #
    Jennifer Magnuson — August 5, 2021 at 6:10 am

    These turned out great! Easy to make and so tasty! They weren’t dry at all and had the perfect amount of crunch and soft chewiness. I will be keeping this as my go to oatmeal cookie recipe.

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      Emily — August 5, 2021 at 10:03 am

      So awesome to hear this, Jennifer! Thrilled you’ve found your go-to recipe!

  124. #
    Emma Baxendale — August 6, 2021 at 6:39 am

    Delicious! I love to add cherries to the chocolate chips 🙂

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      Emily — August 6, 2021 at 7:40 am

      Love the idea of adding cherries! Happy to hear you loved this recipe, Emma!

  125. #
    Joy-Anne — August 6, 2021 at 7:00 am

    These are amazing!! It is NOT your usual oatmeal cookie that gets soggy after a few hours and completely lacks the awesome taste and texture a cookie should have. These are so chewy and flavourful and delicious, even my siblings who don’t like oatmeal cookies much went back for seconds! Wow, just wow. Thanks for this wonderful recipe, Tessa!

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      Emily — August 6, 2021 at 7:41 am

      So amazing to hear this, Joy-Anne! Thank you so much for taking the time to comment, we appreciate it!

  126. #
    Julie — August 6, 2021 at 8:36 am

    What’s not to love, it’s a healthy cookie . Ok, maybe not. But it has oatmeal in it, so it’s better than no oatmeal. You know what I mean??? And chocolate. That’s basically a fruit so you have oatmeal and fruit. Win/win!! Oh, and they’re delicious. Can’t stop eating them.

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      Emily — August 9, 2021 at 8:44 am

      haha, we think the same way you do 😉 So happy you love them!

  127. #
    Maria N — August 6, 2021 at 9:47 am

    I added white chocolate and it’s perfect. Delicious!

  128. #
    Catherine — August 6, 2021 at 11:32 am

    These cookies are on point!! The addition of the cinnamon is brilliant!!! Just enough for a slight twist to chocolate chip cookies!

  129. #
    Dayris Andrade — August 6, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    I just made a batch of these babys for August Baking Challenge, and they were incredible… crispy at the edges and gooey in the center.. with a lot of butterscotch flavor and tons of chocolate chips goods!!… thanks Tessa.. yumm yumm!!…

  130. #
    Ellen Louie — August 6, 2021 at 6:32 pm

    These were amazing! Crispy on the edges and soft in the center. I substituted the chocolate chips for peanut butter chips because that’s what I happened to have in my cabinet. They ended up pairing perfectly with the cinnamon and oats! The cookies turned out a little sticky, not sure if that is because I accidentally put the whole third egg in, but either way they turned out great!

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      Emily — August 9, 2021 at 8:49 am

      So happy you loved these cookies, Ellen! Peanut butter chips sounds fantastic!

  131. #
    Kathy Petersen — August 6, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    Absolutely delicious!! The perfect oatmeal cookie and I don’t even really like oatmeal cookies! My family loves them!!

  132. #
    Andrea — August 7, 2021 at 6:13 am

    amazing cookies!

  133. #
    Andrea Castillo — August 7, 2021 at 6:16 am

    My favorite cookies to make!

  134. #
    Lisa Rector — August 7, 2021 at 7:18 am

    Review of Handle the Heat’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

    This recipe did exactly what it was supposed to do! I used all the ingredients exactly, even remembering to set the butter out early so it was room temperature. I double checked with a thermometer because I had a feeling the butter temperature was where all my other cookie attempts had failed. The dough with the dark brown sugar had a strong molasses taste, but once the cookies were baked, they tasted like any old oatmeal chocolate chip to me. The cookies spread just perfectly. They have good height and are the perfect chewiness. I can’t wait to try them tomorrow to see how chewy they are a day old. Would I make this recipe again? Probably, without the cinnamon, and I’ll just use light brown sugar. I can tell the 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon is in there, and it’s just not my favorite thing. And I didn’t really see the difference with the dark vs light brown sugar. I do really like the hint of using an extra egg yolk for added chewiness. I will try that in other recipes going forward to see if that makes a difference. #handletheheat #oatmealchocolatechipcookies

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      Emily — August 9, 2021 at 8:49 am

      Thanks so much for your feedback and taking the time to comment, Lisa!

  135. #
    Lara Castro — August 7, 2021 at 8:46 am

    My family’s favorite! Will never get tired making this

  136. #
    Marissa Roberts — August 7, 2021 at 11:29 am

    I have yet to make a bad cookie from one of your recipes, this one did not dissapoint, was well received by everyone who ate one! Just the right flavor and Just the right “chew” 🙂

  137. #
    Cindy Diehl — August 7, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    Yummy! Cannot go wrong with a chocolate chip cookie and loved that these cookies didn’t need to chill before baking. I froze extra cookie dough balls but they didn’t last long and I need to make more.

  138. #
    Stephanie Anh Nhung Tran — August 7, 2021 at 1:58 pm

    Perfect balance of chewy center with crisp edges! Just the right amount of sweetness. Woo hoo no raisins!

  139. #
    Ashlee Lensmyer — August 7, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    These were SO good and the recipe was super easy!! I never have liked oatmeal raisin, but never thought about oatmeal chocolate chip…one of my new favs!

  140. #
    Jen — August 7, 2021 at 4:28 pm

    Perfect cookie with enough crunch and ingredient balance!

  141. #
    Jill Puhlmann-Becker — August 7, 2021 at 4:48 pm

    These chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are amazing. I love the chewy and chocolatey cookie!

  142. #
    Elizabeth — August 7, 2021 at 7:21 pm

    Easy, quick, and delicious! I love the chewiness of these cookies. These cookies are not too sweet–I love having that as an option when choosing a recipe to make!

  143. #
    Ruth — August 8, 2021 at 11:01 am

    Easy to make and crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside but I prefer the non-oat Tessa cookie recipes for taste.

  144. #
    Kate Moon — August 8, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    These are great! Very easy to follow recipe and quick prep time.

  145. #
    Jillian — August 8, 2021 at 2:49 pm

    Delicious and fun to make with my kids

  146. #
    David Burnett — August 8, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    These are the best. Crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle. Made a perfect cookie base for my ice cream sandwiches.

  147. #
    S. Tam — August 8, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    Family loved this!

  148. #
    ALISSAR HASSAN — August 8, 2021 at 11:53 pm

    I love these! Will absolutely make them again they were a bit with the whole family 🙂

  149. #
    Susan Ryan — August 9, 2021 at 4:51 am

    These are the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies I have ever made

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      Emily — August 9, 2021 at 8:35 am

      Amazing to hear, Susan! So happy you loved them!

  150. #
    Sherry Tutor — August 9, 2021 at 11:21 am

    These cookies are yummy.

  151. #
    Cassie — August 9, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Love this cookie recipe! So quick and delicious.

  152. #
    Karly — August 9, 2021 at 2:46 pm

    Great cookies! I made half the batch with raisin and half with chocolate chips. The raisins were in fact, a mistake. Chocolate chips for life

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      Emily — August 10, 2021 at 8:45 am

      haha, love this! So glad you enjoyed your cookies, Karly! Or, at least, half of the batch 😉

  153. #
    Taylor — August 9, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    This recipe is delicious!

  154. #
    Natalie C — August 9, 2021 at 6:54 pm

    Definitely a keeper! Everyone that tried it said how amazing they were 🙂 Also — chocolate chips ALL THE WAY.

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      Emily — August 10, 2021 at 8:43 am

      haha, all of us here at Handle the Heat agree with you 100% 🙂 Although…these cookies made with raisins and our Butter Pecan Ice Cream made into ice cream sandwiches is RIDICULOUSLY good! It’s one of the few times I actually love raisins in my cookies!

  155. #
    Natalie — August 10, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    I love the spin on chocolate chips instead of raisins. These came out so delicious. Definitely going to be making these again!

  156. #
    Cynthia Jarvis — August 10, 2021 at 8:14 pm

    Fabulous! Why am I NOT surprised. I searched them with iced tea to a friend and she gratefully accepted a boxful to take home to her family.

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      Emily — August 11, 2021 at 10:43 am

      Sounds delicious! So happy they were enjoyed! Thanks for sharing our recipe with friends 🙂

  157. #
    Alice — August 10, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Ho provato questa ricetta ed è pazzesca Tessa le tue ricette sono sempre uno spettacolo

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      Emily — August 11, 2021 at 10:09 am

      Thanks so much for the kind comment, Alice! Happy you love this recipe 🙂

  158. #
    Jessica Messer — August 11, 2021 at 11:40 am

    These cookies were very good, but a little tough, crispy, and chewy for me. Maybe it was a technical error, though…I tend to often overbake my cookies. I’m not a fan of raisins either, so the chocolate chips definitely hit the nail on the head in that department.

  159. #
    Anne Sider — August 11, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Super yummy cookies…chewy, perfect sweetness and good texture. I think the oatmeal is a great addition to a chocolate chip cookie.

  160. #
    Jamie — August 11, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Love these cookies! My husband said they are the best I’ve ever made!

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      Emily — August 12, 2021 at 10:39 am

      Amazing!! So happy to hear they were such a hit 🙂

  161. #
    Abigail — August 11, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    So good! Thank you Tessa!

  162. #
    Lori ChildsKoerner — August 12, 2021 at 10:33 am

    Great recipe! And they get better with age- if you can keep any around long enough!

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      Emily — August 12, 2021 at 10:39 am

      Yay! So happy you enjoyed your cookies, Lori!

  163. #
    Melissa — August 12, 2021 at 10:41 am

    Love these cookies and how fast they come together. Especially love that the dough doesn’t need to be chilled!

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      Emily — August 13, 2021 at 10:35 am

      Makes for a quick, easy and delicious treat! So happy you loved this recipe, Melissa!

  164. #
    Keri Bishop — August 12, 2021 at 5:20 pm

    So delicious! The cinnamon just boosts all the flavors without being noticeable/overbearing. There’s a more caramel depth flavor from the dark brown sugar that is perfection. Best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever made!!

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      Emily — August 13, 2021 at 10:38 am

      Love your description of these cookies, Keri! So happy you loved them, thanks for letting us know!

  165. #
    Sarah t — August 12, 2021 at 5:29 pm

    Soft chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! Everything you want on a cookie.

  166. #
    Caroline — August 12, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    These cookies are perfectly crispy around the edges and chewy in the center. My ideal oatmeal chocolate chip cookie!

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      Emily — August 13, 2021 at 10:39 am

      So glad you enjoyed this recipe!

  167. #
    Cindy — August 12, 2021 at 9:53 pm

    Kids going back to school makes me crave nostalgia and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. Stop with this recipe. Make them large. They It’s perfect.

  168. #
    Cindy Wall — August 12, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    My comment above. So good. Brings back great childhood memories! Yum!

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      Emily — August 13, 2021 at 10:41 am

      I agree, Cindy! I’ve actually got plans to use our customization idea of a creme pie filling that we have listed on this month’s challenge page this weekend, definitely reminds me of childhood! So happy you enjoyed these cookies 🙂

  169. #
    Frances Laraine Andrade — August 13, 2021 at 8:24 am

    This recipe in really amazing! Bestseller cookie that I made!

  170. #
    Kirstin Petersen — August 13, 2021 at 10:07 am

    This our new favorite oatmeal cookie. It is chewy with a crunchy outside and plenty of oats. The dark brown sugar also gives it a richer taste!

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      Emily — August 13, 2021 at 10:54 am

      So awesome to hear that! Thanks for letting us know, Kirstin 🙂

  171. #
    Michelle — August 13, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Absolutely delicious. My brain can mentally still taste the raisins in these, but I won’t hold it against them. My only issue was that my cookie spread a bit but I am pretty sure the butter was too warm. Next time I will definitely temp it with a thermometer but it was my first time using a cookie scoop and I love the perfectly portioned cookies.

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      Emily — August 16, 2021 at 10:20 am

      Hi Michelle! So happy to hear you loved these cookies 🙂 You are correct, it sounds like your butter may have been too warm. You want your butter to be at a cool room temperature, which is about 67°F. Luckily cookies that spread still taste delicious!

  172. #
    Carolyn — August 13, 2021 at 12:36 pm

    “Yum” – my 5 year old
    “Nummy” – my 3 year old
    And we baked them all together – easy and delicious!

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      Emily — August 16, 2021 at 10:08 am

      So fun! I’m glad everyone enjoyed making this recipe together, thanks for letting us know 🙂

  173. #
    Heidi Bee — August 13, 2021 at 1:45 pm

    Very easy to follow recipe and very tasty! I don’t care for raisins either so this was perfect!

  174. #
    Jeff Blagg — August 13, 2021 at 1:50 pm

    Loved these!

  175. #
    Adriana Arrigoni — August 13, 2021 at 2:42 pm

    So delicious and so easy to make.
    Everyone loved them!

  176. #
    Sophia Crisalli — August 13, 2021 at 5:14 pm

    This oatmeal chocolate chip cookies were so good! Perfect amount of oats and chocolate chips. I do wish though that the cookies were a bit more chewy (that is how I like them :)) and softer. But other than that, delish!

  177. #
    Amanda Lane — August 13, 2021 at 5:34 pm

    So good!!!

  178. #
    Charlynn Claridge — August 13, 2021 at 7:52 pm

    Super good!

  179. #
    Holly — August 13, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    These were absolutely delicious and I didn’t realize until afterwards that the recipe called for dark brown sugar instead of light. I can’t wait to try them with the dark brown sugar next time. I was hesitant about adding the cinnamon but it was the perfect extra touch of flavor.
    I also just want to mention to make sure you take them out of the oven before the middle is completely set. You just want them slightly browned around the edges and the middle will look underdone, but will finish cooking and firm up while cooling.
    Such a great recipe I know we will enjoy for many years to come!

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      Emily — August 17, 2021 at 9:11 am

      Thanks for your great feedback, Holly! I have updated the baking directions to include your suggestion 🙂 So happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe!

  180. #
    Carly — August 13, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    Really easy and delicious 🙂

  181. #
    Cindy — August 13, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    This recipe is so good! My husband wants me to make them again!

  182. #
    Wendy Frankel — August 13, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    This really is a terrific oatmeal cookie. Crunchy on the edges and soft in the middle. The chocolate was just the right amount. I have to admit that I saved a bit of the dough and put in some raisins. They were excellent! Thanks, Tessa!

  183. #
    Laure Tourneux — August 14, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Ma recette préférée de cookies! Super simple et tellement bon. Perso je mets moitié chocolat, moitié noix

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      Emily — August 17, 2021 at 9:12 am

      So happy to hear this, Laure! Half chocolate, half nuts sounds delicious 🙂

  184. #
    Robin Michaels — August 14, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    These cookies are so delicious! Love the cinnamon with the chocolate! I love how chewy they are! Best cookies!

  185. #
    Beck — August 14, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    Love these cookies !! Will definitely be making these again!

  186. #
    Samantha Azzopardi — August 15, 2021 at 3:19 am

    Perfect!! Even if one were compelled to use raisins

  187. #
    Katie — August 15, 2021 at 5:03 am

    A nice, chewy, cookie that was a large as my kid’s head!

  188. #
    Megan — August 15, 2021 at 8:38 am

    These were delicious. Brought bake childhood memories. Chocolate chips >>> raisins.

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    Molly — August 15, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Yum!! Directions were clear and cookies were delicious

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    Mary Ann — August 15, 2021 at 2:02 pm

    Perfect treat to bring to a summer picnic! These cookies were a breeze to mix up and I love the crunch. The jumbo size is something different for me and they turned out very uniform and BIG! Thanks! Just add a glass of favorite milk.

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      Emily — August 16, 2021 at 10:34 am

      Wonderful! So happy you enjoyed this recipe, Mary Ann 🙂 Love that you brought them to a summer picnic!

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    Amy — August 15, 2021 at 2:08 pm

    I love this simple, tasty recipe. They are great cookies to use for ice cream sandwiches, or just by themselves. I have made these multiple times and they always turn out great.

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    Jorjean Murphy — August 15, 2021 at 2:46 pm

    I should have used dark brown sugar for added depth, but these were still easy and delicious! The hint of cinnamon gave these the warmth oatmeal cookies traditionally have.