1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/2 cups all-purpose or unbleached flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
cup chopped nuts, if desired
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir brown sugar and butter until blended. Stir in vanilla and egg until light and fluffy. Stir in oats, flour, baking soda and salt; stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
2. Onto ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Here's an example video with a slightly different recipe:
While your cookies are in the oven, let's take a look at that special ingredient: oatmeal. It has an important ingredient that helps keep our digestive system healthy: FIBER!
Check out these video about different types of fiber:
While oatmeal chocolate chip cookies have a high sugar content, and are therefore not the best source of fiber for our diet, they are a fun snack to have every once in a while.
Before you leave--remember one last thing:
That kitchen won't clean itself.
Thanks in advance, and enjoy your cookies!