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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Delightful chocolate oatmeal cookies with nuts. Perfect for celebrating everyday moments with family.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Bake Time
11 minutes
Cool Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 1-1/2 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 1 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Special Dark Cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3 cups
    quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped nuts

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy; blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats and nuts. (Batter will be stiff.) Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.

3

Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until set; cookies will be slightly moist in center. Do not over bake. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Tip

Try substituting chocolate or peanut butter chips for the nuts.

Additional questions?