Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

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FullSizeRenderIt’s a Sunday which means one of two things; a day in the local enjoying a roast dinner and a couple of cheeky pints or a day with the oven mitts on baking some tasty delights. After failing to find my all-time favorite cookie, the chocolate chip Hobknob, in the shop this morning, I decided this Sunday would be the latter and that I would make my own chocolate chip oat cookies.

Unfortunately it wasn’t the usual calm Sunday baking session. Cookies are dead easy to make but for some reason I have had a bit of an off day, not because the cookies turned out badly but because the kitchen was an absolute mess by the time I had finished. I am normally a well-oiled machine once I am in ‘the zone’ but I was pretty clumsy today. First I dropped a cup of butter on the floor then I opened a bag of oats a little too enthusiastically resulting in the scene to the right. I will be finding little oats in nooks and crannies for months.

Fortunately the end result has not been affected and these chocolate chip oat cookies are simply mouthwatering – especially when enjoyed with a glass of milk while they are still warm and gooey.

To get a nice knobbly cookie do not role the dough into a smooth ball, instead break a small section from the dough and roughly shape before placing onto your baking mat

Chocolate chip oat cookies

Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies – Ingredients (makes 18 cookies)

  • Half a cup of butter
  • Half a cup of soft light brown sugar
  • Half a cup of caster sugar
  • 1 cup of plain flour
  • 1 1/4 cups of oats
  • An egg
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp of bicarbonate of soda
  • 100g of chocolate chopped into chips
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

Chocolate chip oat cookies - method

Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies – Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350⁰F / 180⁰C / Gas mark 4
  2. In a large mixing bowl, using your BrightSpring measuring cup and measuring spoons sets, add the butter, caster sugar and brown sugar and beat until combined well
  3. Add the egg and beat vigorously
  4. In an medium mixing bowl add the flour, oats, chocolate chips, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and mix
  5. Pour mixture from medium mixing bowl into butter and sugar mixture in the large mixing bowl and beat together
  6. Pull pieces of dough around 2cm in diameter and place on your BrightSpring Silicone Baking Mat
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes
  8. Remove from the oven then allow to cool for 2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack
  9. Enjoy your chocolate chip oat cookies warm with a glass of cold milk

 Chocolate chip oat cookies

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