"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies, by , is from The Allen Family Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rhonda Allen
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007


1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter
2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
18 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts

1. Beat sugars and butter until smooth and fluffy; add eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder; Gradually beat into batter. Stir in oats, chips and nuts.

2. Batter may be dropped onto baking sheet, but for fatter cookies, chill the dough and roll into table-tennis sized balls. Put balls of dough on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees, about 12 minutes. The cookie will be puffed in the middle when done. Cool on wire rack.




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