Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I’ll never forget the time I put a batch of these cookies in the oven and then forgot all about them. They were black by the time I remembered they were cooking. I was in middle school at the time and just running around the neighborhood playing when I remembered. Oops! I’m so glad I didn’t burn down the house.

My favorite classic oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. Only 22 carbs each! #stayfitmom #cookierecipe 

I have a lot of memories of making cookies. It was one thing my mom let us do and experiment with quite often. I think it’s time to bring cookie baking back into my life. I’m pretty sure my kids wont be upset about it. It’s about time I got all my favorites up on the blog and in Mufitnesspal for easy macro tracking.

My favorite classic oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. Macros calculated and in MyfitnessPal! #stayfitmom #cookierecipe 

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I’ve actually fit one into my macros every night this week along with my bowl of low fat cottage cheese. The macros on them are great for a cookie in my opinion. Only 22.8 carbs, 6.3 fat, and 2.2 protein. Jackpot!

This oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe is the original Mrs. Field’s recipe. I grew up eating and making these often. My mom was known for her cookie baking skills so we got to reap the benefits of them often. I figure if I’m going to put a legit cookie recipe on our site, I might as well start with this one that doesn’t seem so heavy on the macro budget. I mean they’re made with oatmeal, that’s a healthy bonus, right?

My favorite classic oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. Macros calculated and in MyfitnessPal! #stayfitmom #cookierecipe 

My mom taught me what I think is the most important trick to making a good cookie. DO NOT over cook them. In fact, pull them out sooner than you think. There’s nothing better than bitting into a cookie that is chewy on the inside. If you cook them all the way through, you’ll be sad.

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Servings: 32
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  • 1 cup butter, softened (not melted)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, I like milk chocolate chips


  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs & vanilla. Mix until smooth.
  • Add the oats to a blender and blend partially (Pulse a couple times leaving some oats whole for extra chew)
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, oats, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Do not over stir.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Gently roll cookie dough (45g) onto a medium sized ball and place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 F for 9-11 min. on center rack. If you use 2 racks, switch the cookie sheets half way through cooking. Cookies will harden up as they cool, so don't overcook them.


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Serving: 1g, Calories: 156kcal, Carbohydrates: 22.8g, Protein: 2.2g, Fat: 6.3g, Fiber: 0.8g
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  1. OMGoodness, I grew up on Mrs. Fields cookies in the malls in Miami! Thank you so much, I am learning the macros and have the MyFitness app. I am enjoying Facebook and emails. Thank y’all