It had been a while since I’d had a nice oatmeal cookie.
So I made a batch of oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips.
And they were absolutely fabulous:
I used, as per usual, my basic cookie ingredients process.
To modify the dough to make oatmeal cookies, I added extra liquid – about one quarter of a cup total – and about thee quarters of a cup of oatmeal.
I used plain, quick-cook oats. Large-flake oats would probably work too, albeit with a slightly different final texture.
I also added a pinch or two each of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. The idea with the spice was for a light trace of spice in the cookies, not full-on spice flavour.
I used about half a cup of chocolate chips.
I like relatively crisp cookies, so I made these cookies thin and baked them a little longer than I would have if I wanted them to be soft.