Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies



2 sticks butter, softened (microwave can help)

2 cups sugar – 1 white 1 brown preferred

2 eggs

2 Tbsp cream or ½ & ½

2 tsp vanilla

2 cups flour

2 cups oats (regular not quick cooking)

2 cups chocolate (combination chocolate chips and M&M’s)

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 cup nuts (walnuts preferred)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream together butter and sugar in an electric mixer.

Add eggs, cream and vanilla.

Mix in flour, oats, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.

Add the chocolate, M&M’s and nuts and mix until just combined.

Spoon dough in a rounded teaspoon onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.

Bake for 9 – 10 minutes until bottoms start to brown but tops are still light.

Cool if you can stand it! Then eat.

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