Chocolate Orange Oatmeal Cookies #ChristmasWeek
Cuisine: Dessert
Author: Betsy Cohen
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 18 mins
Total time: 33 mins
For softer cookies, bake until light brown. For crunchy cookies, bake until golden brown.
  • 2 cups (9.60 ounces) all purpose flour
  • 1½ cups (5.90 ounces) extra thick rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon (.20 ounces) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (.10 ounces) baking soda
  • 16 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup (6.80 ounces) light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup (5.70 ounces) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (.25 ounces) grated orange zest
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon (.05 ounces) vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups (10.40 ounces) chocolate chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Line three baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, oats, salt and baking soda and set aside.
  3. Place the butter, brown sugar, sugar and orange zest into a large mixing bowl. Beat until light and creamy. Add the egg, one at a time followed by the vanilla. Blend in the dry ingredients. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, 2 teaspoons at a time.
  5. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes, rotating the pans top to bottom and front to back halfway through. Remove from the oven and cool completely.
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