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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are always the right choice and so is chocolate, so why not combine the two? These delightful chocolate oatmeal cookies are fun to create because you can add additional morsels like chocolate chips, chopped nuts or dried fruit. With HERSHEY’S cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK cocoa as the base ingredient, these oatmeal cookies are full of chocolaty deliciousness and ready for lunch boxes, cookie jars, dessert tables and goodie bags. Have this recipe ready when you’re in the mood for moist, chocolaty cookies packed full of oats!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Bake Time
11 minutes
Cool Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened
  • 1-1/2 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 1 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3 cups
    quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped nuts
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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy; blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats and nuts. (Batter will be stiff). Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.

3

Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until set; cookies will be slightly moist in center. Do not over bake. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Tip

Try substituting chocolate or peanut butter chips for the nuts.

Additional questions?