Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies | I turn into Cookie Monster when we bake these... #cookies #oatmeal #recipe

Today, my daughter learned the meaning of the word, “Mooooooommmmm!”

She’s been saying “mom” for a while, but not like this. Today, she learned that when she says it, I come.

Of course, today, I still think it’s cute. I’m aware that the novelty of it will soon wear off (probably by tomorrow). But tonight, I still it’s utterly heart melting. I’m still amazed anytime she says anything and understands the meaning behind it. So to grasp the concept of a word that means ME? Pretty fabulous.

So that was our game today. It went something like this:

“Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mooommmmmmmmm?”


“Shoe on.”


I leave the room.

“Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom?”


“Dress on.”

“Ok. Yes, Belle looks very pretty in her dress.”

I leave the room.



“Shoe off.”


Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies | I turn into Cookie Monster when we bake these... #cookies #oatmeal #recipe

It was a nice part of my day. A little more physically active than I typically like to be (with all the ups and downs), but still nice to have that interaction with her :) .

Ok, so these cookies, right?

Let me put into words how incredible these are: they were meant to go elsewhere as a guest post. But I took one bite and knew they would have to stay here.

Frankly, I can’t even bring myself to bake the rest of the dough, because I turn into Cookie Monster the moment these come out of the oven. (Thanks for all of your great cookie-dough-gift-giving suggestions by the way! I’ll be putting them to good use :) )

Anyway. I hope you guys love these as much as we did over here!!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. In a stand mixer, beat together the butter and the shortening. Add the brown sugar and granulated sugar, beat until creamy.
  2. Add the eggs, one at a time and mixing in between each addition.
  3. Add the sea salt and the vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Mix in the cocoa powder, flour, oats, and baking soda until dough forms, but don't over mix.
  5. Add the chocolate chips and mix.
  6. Scoop onto a parchment or silicon lined baking sheet by rounded tablespoons. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-14 minutes, until edges are set and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
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Oatmeal Cookies from Friends:

Oatmeal White Chocolate Pudding Cookies by Crazy For Crust

Oatmeal Raisinette Cookies by Shugary Sweets

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies by The Brown Eyed Baker


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  1. You are absolutely going to be the ruination of my diet. These just look too good.
    LindaS recently posted..Loaded Cheesy Mashed PotatoesMy Profile

  2. Oh Ashton. These look perfect. I definitely need to make these. If they are chewy, I’m in deep trouble.
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  3. All I can think of is YUM!!! I love that they are chocolate with chocolate chips!!!
    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life recently posted..Raspberry Hot Chocolate BarsMy Profile

  4. I love oatmeal cookies and have never tried a chocolate version. Can’t wait to make it :)
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  5. I don’t have any sea salt on hand…I wonder, do you think you can use regular table salt instead? I’d love to make these today.

  6. It is VERY sweet when your little ones start talking, and especially when they call you mom (mommy):) Precious! These cookies are a perfect way to celebrate such a milestone, and every other milestone to come:)

  7. Wow! That looks like one serious cookie. I love it being a twist with the chocolate chocolate mix.
    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) recently posted..Candied YampanadasMy Profile

  8. oatmeal cookies are an absolute favorite of mine but I’ve never made a chocolate version before Ashton! I love these, everything about them!
    sally @ sallys baking addiction recently posted..strawberry chocolate chip cookies.My Profile

  9. Oatmeal cookies are the best. . .especially when loaded with all of this chocolate!
    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction recently posted..Old Fashioned Sour Cream CookiesMy Profile

  10. Love the double chocolate version, especially with oatmeal. Double chocolate anything is good in my books!
    Liz recently posted..Orange & Chocolate MuffinsMy Profile

  11. I LOOVE the border on your blog! I’ve never had a chocolate oatmeal cookie! What a yummy change from the norm! Cute post too. I never, never, tired of being called mom. It’s my favorite name!
    tanya recently posted..Vanilla Vinaigrette over Mixed Greens and PomegranatesMy Profile

  12. Someone once told me that kids do the “Mom” thing when they want your attention, but haven’t yet begun to frame the question – in other words – when I’m ready, I want you to be ready.

  13. Mooooommm! I am in love with these cookies!
    Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen recently posted..Show Me Your Plaid Monday’s #7My Profile

  14. What’s better than Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies? Why Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies of course!
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  15. tijuana (po' man meals) says:

    oh my. these combine the perfect amount of everything. i have never had a chocolate oatmeal cookie, but i tell ya, i’m about to taste one!
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  16. Love it! My daughter says “ma” anytime she wants something, so I’m with you. It’s totally cute. She still calls everyone ma because she’s learned that’s what works :)

    Cookies look great too!
    Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen recently posted..Raspberry MousseMy Profile

  17. How many does this recipe make?

  18. These look incredible Ashton! Love the chocolate! And your daughter…too cute!
    Aimee @ ShugarySweets recently posted..Skinny Cherry Cupcakes for Valentine’s DayMy Profile

  19. Ashton? Ashton? AAAAAshhhhhton? ;)

    Love these cookies, chocolate + oatmeal = fab!

    I recognize that towel… :)
    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust recently posted..Easy Lemon Sweet RollsMy Profile

  20. Cute story! Cookies look good too.
    Shiloh Barkley recently posted..A Dress for Valentine’s DayMy Profile

  21. Love, love, love the new design, especially the mixer. Your daughter sounds adorable. My 2 year old son is finally starting to talk more and is now a parrot, repeating every word 50 times. These cookies are calling my name. Double chocolate is always a winner.
    Carole @The Sweet Chick recently posted..Chocolate Raspberry Rice Krispie TreatsMy Profile

  22. Had to stop by and say how much I love the styling in your picture! Beautiful and delicious :)

  23. Oatmeal is one of the best ingredients in the whole wide world… at least to me:D

  24. I can’t wait to try this recipe. It looks yummy. Pinning this now! :)
    Emily recently posted..Valentine’s Day Felt TopiariesMy Profile

  25. They sound crazy good. Pinned!

    And love that they were THAT good that they weren’t going to be guest posted and that you hung onto them. That’s saying something of how good they must be!
    Averie @ Averie Cooks recently posted..The Newlywed Cookbook GiveawayMy Profile

  26. Dawn Castro/wolfmom2ac says:

    Oh these cookies will be my diet down fall!! But that’s okay! They look so good! My boys are begging me to make them today! Thank you for sharing the recipe!

  27. Hi. These cookies sound so good! I hope to make them soon.

    Just an FYI — the link to the strawberry cheesecake ice cream is broken. It should be: but it has some additional code in the URL.

  28. Caitlin says:

    I’m making these puppies right now! The batter is delicious, I looked high and low for a good chewy chocolate cookie recipe, glad to have found this! Looking forward to the end result. I recommend chilling the dough before you bake, it will produce thicker cookies. Thanks!

  29. Kolleen says:

    I made these to take to my neighborhood Bunco group. I took the advice of another reviewer and chilled the dough prior to baking. (I only had time to put it in the freezer for maybe 10-15 mins.) This did help them from turning out too flat…but they weren’t super puffy either. I had to bake these the full 14 mins., however. The recipe makes about 40 cookies, if using an average size cookie scoop. They are delicious! As a chocolate lover, I knew these would not disappoint. Can’t wait to make them again.

  30. Fabulous! I substituted white chocolate chips for half the semi-sweet morsels. The little bits of white look great and taste yummy. I also used instant oatmeal to keep the texture smoother for the kids. It worked, so they are getting a little good grains with these otherwise sinful delights. We are half the batch within half an hour. I can’t wait to make them again. Thanks for a great recipe.

  31. Do you deliver? Those look so good…and so dangerous all at the same time :)
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  32. I have made these a few times and love them! I have made a few changes a few times. I’ve actually made them without the cocoa just for something different. They are delicious both ways. I posted about them on my blog.. which I just started. :)

  33. I’m a novice baker so I apologize for a couple questions which probably sound pretty obvious to you. When you say “shortening,” what does that mean? Is it like Crisco or is it cooking oil or something else? And do the oats need to be cooked first or are they just added in as a raw dry ingredient? These look great and I can’t wait to make them and eat them! Thank you.

  34. I’m short on butter, and it’s a cold rainy day here and don’t want to drag my newborn and toddler out. Do you think substituting about half coconut oil in place of the butter I’m short would work?


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