Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Holly Clegg
  • Yield: 3 dozen


1/3cup butter, softened
1/2cup sugar
1/2cup light brown sugar
1-- egg
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4cups all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon baking powder
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1cup old-fashioned oatmeal
1/2cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. Preheat oven 350F. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In mixing bowl, mix together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until blended. Add egg and vanilla, mixing until creamy.
  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, mixing only until combined. Stir in oatmeal, chocolate chips and pecans. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto baking sheets.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookie edges begin to brown.
 Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg’s Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age (2010).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 90
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 38mg
  • Carbohydrate 13g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 1g