oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
Author: michelle
Prep time: 10
Cook time: 12
Total time: 22
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1½ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. Cream together shortening and butter until light and fluffy
  2. Add sugar and vanilla and beat well.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in the boiling water and stir into sugar mixture.
  4. Mix together flour and salt together and gradually add to butter/sugar mixture.
  5. Stir in oatmeal and chocolate chips.
  6. Form into small balls - I used a small cookie scoop.
  7. Place the cookie balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  8. Flatten cookies with the tines of a fork.
  9. Bake on the bottom rack of your oven for 12 minutes.
  10. Allow your cookies to cool on the baking sheet to avoid breakage.
I found the cookie dough a little dry so I added 2 tablespoon of water to moisten it up a little before shaping my cookies…
Recipe by bite at http://bitebymichelle.com/2015/05/26/oatmeal-chocolate-chip-cookies/