These soft, chewy, incredibly easy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are made using simple ingredients in one bowl.
It's made with old-fashioned oats, melted butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon and nutmeg for comforting spice.
No mixer and chilling are needed for this simple oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Ingredients for The Easiest Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – 1/2 cup (113 g) unsalted butter, melted – 3/4 cup (150 g) brown sugar, packed – 1 large egg – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 1 tsp cinnamon – 1/4 tsp nutmeg – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp salt – 1 and 1/4 cups (155 grams) flour – 1 cup (86 g) old-fashioned (rolled) oats – 1/2 cup (85 g) chocolate chips or chopped chocolate (more for tops, if desired) – Coarse or flaky sea salt (optional, for sprinkling on top)
Servings - 24 cookies, Prep time - 15 mins, Cooking time - 10 mins, Type - Cookies
These baked cookies can be frozen, tightly wrapped in plastic, and stored in a freezer bag for up to 3 months.
Simply thaw at room temperature for one hour or microwave for 30 seconds to reheat for serving. Cookie dough can also be frozen and later baked.
Recipe Tips and FAQs – Can this recipe be doubled? – Yes, but I recommend making two separate batches rather than doubling the ingredients in one bowl. – How can these cookies be made gluten free? – Be sure to use certified gluten-free oats and substitute an equal amount of gluten-free all-purpose flour mix.