How To Make Easy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies For Breakfast!!!

easiest & best disappearing oatmeal chocolate chip cookies!Cookies can pass for a breakfast as long as they have oatmeal in them, right?! I had a sweet tooth recently and was trying to create a bit healthier oatmeal chocolate chip cookies – better than the typical junk food we have around.  You know you are on to a scrumptious recipe when entire batches of cookies disappear within hours.  Yeah, my fam can be a tough crowd when it comes to good food but they absolutely love these cookies!

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I don’t want you to think harshly of my crew, but I’ll say this statement again:  my crew can be hard to please when it comes to their taste buds. Isn’t every family this way?  Not only are these cookies a bit healthier than most, they are also very easy to make.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe 

Just so you know, I don’t claim to be a nutritionist, but I know that these cookies offer more wholesomeness than most cookies we buy.  AmIright?!  You’ll find a printable recipe card below but I’ll share the basic process for the oatmeal chocolate cookies.  You’ll beat the butter and sugars until smooth, throw the next few ingredients in the bowl to mix and then drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls on a cookie sheet to bake.

Easy Peasy!

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients 

Here’s the ingredient list at a glance.  The specific directions will be on the printable recipe card below.

  • ½ cup butter plus 7 Tablespoons, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed down
  • ¼ cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats (uncooked)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Here’s your printable recipe card:

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Easy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies For Breakfast!!!
  • ½ cup butter plus 7 Tablespoons, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed down
  • ¼ cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats (uncooked)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat butter and sugars until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla flavoring until smooth.
  4. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt & mix til blended.
  5. Add oats and chocolate chips and mix with a spoon until fully blended.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a baking pan that's greased or on parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees 8-11 minutes or until lightly browned on top.

I hope you and yours enjoy this simple oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe!  We certainly do.  I’ll be working in my test kitchen in the coming days to produce a fabulous oatmeal chocolate chip cookie with even less sugar.  I’ll let you know when I’ve created the perfect recipe!

Do you have an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie go-to recipe?  Tell us about it or when you are going to make this one in the comments!


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  1. March 29, 2018 / 9:07 pm

    YUM!! I’m excited to try these out! 🙂

  2. March 30, 2018 / 7:14 am

    This is perfect! I have a large pack of rolled oats and I don’t know what to do with them! I’ll probably make these soon. Pinned it for later <3

    • March 30, 2018 / 8:26 am

      Yay!!! Glad it was helpful. 😉


  3. March 30, 2018 / 7:51 am

    Pinning! These look amazing!

    • March 30, 2018 / 8:27 am

      Yay! Hope you love them!


  4. March 30, 2018 / 8:03 am

    Serving cookies for breakfast we just call me mom of the month. These would be a big hit with the family.

    • March 30, 2018 / 8:27 am

      Haha, Candy, or Mom of the Year! 😉


  5. March 30, 2018 / 9:10 am

    These look delicious, pinning for later! Thanks for sharing! I love that you offer the print out card!

    • March 30, 2018 / 10:01 am

      Awe! Thanks, Courtney! They are so good. I know that “I” love a printable option when I find a great recipe. Who wants to write it all down? lol


  6. March 30, 2018 / 9:15 am

    Cookies for breakfast! You can count me in! Can’t wait to try this recipe.

    • March 30, 2018 / 10:02 am

      Yay, Lisa! Breakfast cookies girls unite! 🙂


  7. March 30, 2018 / 9:58 am

    These sound DELISH – oatmeal chocolate chip are my favorite type of cookie. Those and no bakes (which also have oatmeal, so they are also acceptable for breakfast, ha).

    • March 30, 2018 / 10:14 am

      Yay for Oatmeal! Thanks, Amanda! 😉


  8. March 30, 2018 / 10:54 am

    Oh honey, I like your style. Of course they can be breakfast. Oats for the win!

    • March 30, 2018 / 2:26 pm

      I like yours too, Lorie. Anyone that addresses others as ‘honey’ are friends in my book. Yay for cookie breakfasts!!!


  9. March 30, 2018 / 12:15 pm

    These sound delicious! And yes, as long as they have oatmeal in them I think they definitely count as breakfast 😉

    • March 31, 2018 / 10:24 am

      Agreed, Yesenia! 😉


  10. March 30, 2018 / 1:04 pm

    Love this! I’m definitely going to try it out this weekend.

  11. March 30, 2018 / 1:27 pm

    Yummy! My husband and daughters love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, so we will have to try your recipe.

    • April 1, 2018 / 6:59 am

      Yay! Let me know what they think. 😉


    • April 1, 2018 / 7:00 am

      Us too, Jordan! Cookies for breakfast is the winner! 😉


  12. March 30, 2018 / 4:20 pm

    Chocolate chip AND oatmeal…the best of both worlds

    • April 1, 2018 / 7:01 am

      Agreed, Kim!!! We love both now!


  13. March 30, 2018 / 5:00 pm

    No convincing here needed to eat cookies for breakfast! They sound delicious! I can’t wait to try this recipe.

    • April 1, 2018 / 7:01 am

      Yay! Let me know how it goes. Enjoy.


  14. March 30, 2018 / 8:54 pm

    These look delicious. I’ve been looking for a new oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe and this one looks great. Thanks!

  15. March 31, 2018 / 12:05 am

    These look so amazing! My husband would love them! Def going to try this recipe soon! 🙂

  16. Emily Anne
    March 31, 2018 / 8:41 am

    I’ve been craving cookies lately! These look delicious!!

  17. March 31, 2018 / 9:31 am

    My mouth is watering!! Looks so good! Yum!

  18. April 2, 2018 / 6:09 am

    Two of my fav’s wrapped into one! They look delish and I can’t wait to give them a try!

  19. April 4, 2018 / 6:35 am

    Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies especially with a well-written instruction?! I’m always up for trying new recipes so I will have to give this one a try!

    I’m so glad I found this.

    Thank you so much for putting this together Shan
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  20. April 4, 2018 / 12:51 pm

    Yep, we’re definitely going to have to try these out! Looks delicious!

  21. April 4, 2018 / 12:54 pm

    These look fantastic! Our family eats lots of oatmeal so these would be welcomed by all!
    I haven’t been to your site before, but all the gluten-free ideas have me interested:)

  22. April 4, 2018 / 3:27 pm

    I’ve been looking for more recipes like this! They look yummy!

  23. April 4, 2018 / 4:24 pm

    These look so amazing! Going to buy the ingredients to make them tonight! Thank you for sharing

  24. April 4, 2018 / 6:53 pm

    These will be happening soon in my house! Yum!

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