Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Treats

Everyone's favorite cookie.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 8 to 10 minutes
Yield: 6 dozen cookies


  • 3/4 cup butter OR margarine
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo┬« Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 4 cups oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream butter, shortening, sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer. Add corn syrup, eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Place oats in blender; pulse on high speed until blended to a fine powder. Combine blended oats with flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Add to butter mixture, mixing at low speed until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Cookies will spread during baking.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned around edges. Let cool at least 2 minutes on sheet before removing to cool on wire rack.
  6. TIP: For easy removal and clean-up, line baking sheets with parchment paper or lightly greased foil.