Chocolate chip oat cookies

Chocolate chip oat cookies

Serve with vanilla ice cream for an easy (but always popular) pud, or add to a packed lunch

choc chip oat cookies

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190˚C/ fan oven 170˚C/Gas Mark 5. 
  2. Beat the butter with the sugar in a large mixing bowl until pale and creamy.
  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  4. Fold in the oats, salt and flour, then stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Drop spoonfuls of the mixture on to parchment-lined baking sheets with room for the cookie mixture to spread.
  6. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until pale golden.
  7. Cool for a minute or two on the sheets then, transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight tin.

Ingredients

  • 100g butter
  • 150g light brown muscovado sugar
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g jumbo oats
  • Pinch of salt
  • 75g plain flour, sifted
  • 200g dark
  • chocolate chips

Makes about 24
Prepare 15 minutes
Cook 15 minutes

Extract written by Mary Gwynn, from The Busy Mum's Cookbook

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