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Her SECRET ingredient is what makes these cookies so amazing!

GRANDMA’S OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Also known as “secret ingredient oatmeal cookies” because Grandma would never tell us why her Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies were the best!! Thankfully, she told me recently and now I am able to replicate her amazing cookies for my kids!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword GRANDMA’S OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose our
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chip

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In medium bowl, beat brown sugar, mayo, egg, and vanilla for about 2 minutes. (You can use a hand-held mixer or stand mixer, but grandma recommends doing it by hand.) Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, combine oats, our, cinnamon, and baking soda.

  4. Slowly add the mayo mixture to the oat mixture and stir by hand until just combined.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. On prepared baking sheets, drop dough by level tablespoonfuls, 3-inches apart.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden.
  8. Cool cookies on a wire rack.