Side view of an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie dipping into a glass of milk

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Make the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe!

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour
Servings: 14 cookies 1x


  • 3 cups rolled oats – separated
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 stick of butter – unsalted, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar – packed
  • 1 egg – room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4oz chocolate bar finely chopped OR 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Flakey sea salt for topping


  1. Take half of the rolled oats (1.5 cups) and process into a flour in a food processor or high speed blender. Then, mix this oat flour with 1.5 cups whole rolled oats, cinnamon, salt and baking soda in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Using an electric mixer cream together the butter and brown sugar until soft and fluffy. Mix in the egg and then the vanilla extract.
  3. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet using a spatula. Then, fold in the chocolate chips.
  4.  Cover the bowl and place the dough in the fridge to chill for at least 30 minutes.
  5.  Preheat the oven to 325F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a 2 tbsp scoop to scoop the dough into about 14 dough balls. 
  6. Place the dough balls on the baking sheet with space between each one and top with a sprinkle of flakey sea salt. 
  7. Bake for 14-16 minutes, cool completely and serve! 


  • Freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
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