Debra’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Published previously on this site.

 Bowl One

1 Cup Brown Sugar

1 ½ Cup Sugar

1 Stick Butter

½ Cup Crisco or 1 more stick of Butter

2 teaspoons Vanilla

3 Eggs

Bowl Two

2 Cups All Purpose Flour

1 Cup Oatmeal (1 minute)

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Allspice, Cinnamon, Cloves

½ Teaspoon Ginger, Nutmeg

 1-12oz bag of Semi-Sweet chocolate chips or whatever kind you prefer.

 Preheat oven to 325 o – 375 o 

Mix bowl 2 and set aside.

Mix bowl 1, except eggs by hand or with blender until creamy.  Add eggs, mix.  Add contends of bowl 2 a little at a time, until gone.  Add chips.

Bake at 325-375 degrees for 10-14 minutes.  I like crunchy cookies so I bake mine for 14 minutes at 350o

 I have tweaked this recipe off and on for too long and I finally think it’s just about perfect. It started years when I accidentally doubled the sugars in a batch and it tasted wonderful. The next push was when my friend, Carol Poling, made Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies about 25 years ago and I never forgot the taste.  I had to be able to make Carol’s cookies or something just as good so I’ve been experimenting on the oatmeal and spices for only five-ten years and finally we have the recipe.

Don’t tell my husband, but I’ve had this recipe for a while. He thinks I’ve been experimenting all these years. But, I just love to bake cookies. It’s our little secret.

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