Chocolate oatmeal cookies

    25 min

    Oatmeal cookies are given a makeover with the addition of cocoa and chocolate chips. Irresistible! Raisins or sultanas can be substituted for chocolate chips.

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    Serves: 36 

    • 125g plain flour
    • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 110g margarine or butter
    • 110g dark brown soft sugar
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 100g porridge oats
    • 85g plain chocolate chips

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking trays. Stir together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, bicarb, salt and cinnamon; set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, dark brown soft sugar and caster sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Stir in the dry ingredients using a wooden spoon. Mix in the oats and chocolate chips. Drop by spoonfuls onto trays, leaving 5cm between each.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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    These cookies are everything you are looking for in a cookie. I made them exactly as written with the exception of adding chopped walnuts (a personal preference) and found them to have great chocolate taste and a wonderful chew. The cinnamon gave just a hint of zip. They were excellent and I will be making them again. The next time I may replace the cinnamon with espresso powder to deepen the chocolate flavor.  -  16 Aug 2012


    Absolutely delicious, though too oaty for my son!!  -  23 Nov 2015


    I'm rubbish in the kitchen, and these are great. Well, they were. There aren't any left...  -  16 Dec 2016