Jumbo Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These are my new favorite oatmeal cookies! They have lots of healthy oats in them, along with chopped pecans, raisins, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. The recipe I’m sharing with you is adapted from one I found at Allrecipes.com. My version has more chocolate chips and a little less raisins. I made mine jumbo size, too, so the baking time is a little longer. These are thick and chewy and really yummy. And because the batter has 3 cups of oatmeal in it, they must be at least a little healthy, right? πŸ™‚ This recipe makes about 23-24 jumbo-size cookies.

JUMBO OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES by NancyCreative, adapted from Allrecipes

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (I used unbleached flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.

In a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar and white sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the oats, chocolate chips, raisins, and pecans, one ingredient at a time. Scoop dough with a 1/4 cup size measuring cup and drop dough onto the prepared cookie sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Makes 23 to 24 jumbo cookies.

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26 thoughts on “Jumbo Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  3. Lisa

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      I think I’d want to try to control things too if I knew what was up ahead…I guess that’s why God shows us things a step at a time. The book is also reminding me how important it is to trust in Him with all my heart, even though I may not understand what He is doing. His plans are always best!

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  6. Miz Helen

    Hi Nancy,
    This is a great oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. Your photo is amazing and I could just reach through this screen and have that cookie! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

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  7. elaine simmons

    This the exact recipe that my mother always made and I have always made and I am 70 so you know it has been around a long time. These are the one cookie that my grand kids always ask for whether there is raisins and chocolate chips in them or not.

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    1. nancyc Post author

      That’s great that you and your mom have made these cookies all these years! That just goes to show how good they are! πŸ™‚

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  9. Stephanie Lynn

    Nancy – The cookies look incredible and sound amazing – these will be added to the to-do! Thanks so much for linking to The Sunday Showcase Party – I greatly appreciate it. I have featured this Sunday. Have a wonderful week.
    ~ Stephanie Lynn

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