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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

My sister was sick over the weekend so we got to babysit the Aubers!! We had a ton of fun!! She is a true joy to be around. We danced, went to the park, colored, sang songs, baked cookies, etc.

Here are some photos from the weekend. That Aubrey is a silly one! I am also sharing my oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. I love these cookies! They are one of my “go to” cookies!! We baked these on Saturday and they didn’t last long!

We had a dance party in our PJ’s on Saturday!
Aubrey dancing with Baxter.

It was chilly out so we bundled up to go to the park, but Aubrey wanted her sunglasses too…and of course some candy!

Aubrey and Josh marching to the park!

Silly Aubs!!

Riding the horses! Giddy up!!

She loves swinging!! Hold on tight!

When we got back we had some lunch. Most of the yogurt
ended up on Aubrey’s face!

She didn’t want to take a nap so she started watching football with Uncle Josh.
It didn’t take her long to crash. She fell asleep like this! Too funny!
I guess we wore her out!

Aunt Ria baked cookies for everyone!! Delicious!!
We had a great time with Aubrey!!

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

½ c. brown sugar
1/2 c. white sugar
1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
1 egg
1 tsp. Vanilla
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Baking soda
1 1/4 c. flour
1 1/4 c. oats
1 cup Chocolate chips-I prefer semi-sweet but use your favorite!

Whisk together the dry ingredients in a bowl. Combine sugars and butter until creamy. I use my Kitchen aid. Add the egg and vanilla, mix until combined. h Add flour to wet ingredients. Mix  Mix until just combined. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips. Drop cookies on baking sheet.  Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes! Don’t let them get too done…they are better when they are soft!

Makes about 2 ½ dozen cookies. You can double if you want more!

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56 Responses to “Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

  1. 1
    Erica — November 10, 2008 @ 8:57 am

    oatmeal chocolate chip are my fav too! I baked some this weekend :) She is so freaking cute- her eyes are beautiful! Glad you enjoyed your time with her!

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    Kirsten — November 10, 2008 @ 9:13 am

    Looks like a fun weekend! Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are one of my favorites. And, I made your pumpkin cake this weeked…big hit! Thanks!

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    Meg — November 10, 2008 @ 9:18 am

    Love the cookies!

    Aubrey is adorable and looks like she is tons of fun!

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    Katie — November 10, 2008 @ 9:24 am

    HOW CUTE IS SHE!!!?? And YUMMY cookies!

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    Allie — November 10, 2008 @ 9:25 am

    What a wonderful weekend, she’s so cute! Great recipe!

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    Beth — November 10, 2008 @ 9:27 am

    Great cookies and looks like you had a great weekend too. Do you want to come and babysit for my daughter!!!??? Bit far I know

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    Lisa — November 10, 2008 @ 9:32 am

    So cute! Your sister is lucky! You and Josh are a great aunt and uncle.

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    Lo — November 10, 2008 @ 9:49 am

    Look at all that cuteness! And cookies to boot. Looks like a perfect weekend.

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    Stacey Snacks — November 10, 2008 @ 10:04 am

    Your last few posts have put me on a sugar high!!! nothing wrong with that!
    I love the photo of Aubrey in the swing!

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    Jodi — November 10, 2008 @ 10:10 am

    I love the Aubrey’s hat AND sunglasses look! Too cute! Thanks for the cookie recipe too. They look delicious!

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    VeggieGirl — November 10, 2008 @ 10:17 am

    Aww, so lovely of you to entertain Aubrey while your sister was sick!! Especially with those cookies :-)

    Semisweet chocolate chips = the best, hands down.

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    balance, joy and food! — November 10, 2008 @ 10:36 am

    oh…..she’s so so sooooo cute!!!
    oatmeal chocolate chip cookies….mmmmmmmmmmmmm!

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    Natashya — November 10, 2008 @ 10:59 am

    I am surprised you guys weren’t worn out too!
    I love oatmeal cookies, they are my fave. They look delish, perfect with a hot cup of tea.

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    Mary Ann — November 10, 2008 @ 12:08 pm

    I wish I would’ve checked over here before I made my package for Operation Baking Gals this morning. These cookies would have been perfect to send, not to mention snack on. Your niece is so cute. Looks like you had a blast!

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    mikky — November 10, 2008 @ 12:09 pm

    looks so yum… they are my favorite cookies… and Aubrey looks so adorable… :)

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    Sharon — November 10, 2008 @ 12:18 pm

    She's such a little ham. I'm sure she loved her weekend with you & especially the cookies!

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    Live.Love.Eat — November 10, 2008 @ 12:20 pm

    Awesome! Looks like you had a perfect weekend. Fresh baked cookies and family around to enjoy them is the best!!!

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    Colleen — November 10, 2008 @ 1:13 pm

    What CUTE pictures! Looks like you had a great weekend!

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    Candy — November 10, 2008 @ 1:29 pm

    How sweet! Love how she fell asleep. And oatmeal chocolate chippers YES!

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    Lori Lynn — November 10, 2008 @ 1:35 pm

    I’m an auntie too and I get such a pleasure out of hanging with my nephews (six and four years old).
    Adorable pics.

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    Veronica — November 10, 2008 @ 1:54 pm

    What a doll!! I love her name, and it just seems to suit her! I love to add oatmeal to chocolate chip cookies it makes me feel like I’m eating healthy!

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    The Short (dis)Order Cook — November 10, 2008 @ 2:04 pm

    What a cutie. I love the sleepy photo.

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    Cathy — November 10, 2008 @ 2:14 pm

    Oh, she is such a cutie pie!!! What a fun weekend! I bet the cookiemaking was a highlight for everyone!

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    Kate — November 10, 2008 @ 2:54 pm

    aw, aubrey is so cute, but her sleeping position does not look comfy AT ALL!
    Oatmeal chocolate chip are a long time favorite of mine, your recipe looks yummy!

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    Barbara Bakes — November 10, 2008 @ 3:09 pm

    How nice that you got to spend this time with your niece. You can’t go wrong with kids and chocolate chip cookies!

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    Bunny — November 10, 2008 @ 4:25 pm

    Awe she’s adorable! I’ve never made oatmeal chocolate chip cookies so I’m bookmarking this recipe to try, Thanks!

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    priscilla — November 10, 2008 @ 4:57 pm

    the cookies look delicious. your little Aubrey is such a cutie. she has beautiful big eyes and looks like she had fun with you guys!

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    Mary — November 10, 2008 @ 5:17 pm

    What a wonderful family day. She’s awfully cute! Cookies look great, too.

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    The Peanut Butter Boy — November 10, 2008 @ 6:22 pm

    Haha, she’s adorable. Oatmeal are my favorite cookies, and they add just a touch of nutrition!

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    Manggy — November 10, 2008 @ 8:16 pm

    That is too funny! You ought to frame that pic of her sleeping on her face and show it to her when she’s all grown up :)

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    Cookie baker Lynn — November 10, 2008 @ 9:30 pm

    What a cutie! I love the picture of her just slumped over asleep. You must be #1 for fun in her book. Great looking cookies, too!

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    Pam — November 10, 2008 @ 11:20 pm

    What a cutie. I love that she fell asleep like that. The cookies look delicious.

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    Emiline — November 11, 2008 @ 4:03 am

    Ahh, a classic. They look splendid. :)

    Cute pictures!

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    Cakelaw — November 11, 2008 @ 5:00 am

    Gorgeous photographs – what a lovely weekend! Your choc chip cookies sound great – love the oatmeal addition.

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    Grace — November 11, 2008 @ 6:49 am

    she’s such a cutie-patootie, and i’m gonna go ahead and say that the picture of her asleep is the most hilarious thing i’ve seen for weeks. if i fell asleep like that, i wouldn’t be able to move upon waking up! :)

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    Culinarywannabe — November 11, 2008 @ 7:02 am

    How cute!! And the cookies look awesome as well!

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    Audrey — November 11, 2008 @ 8:22 am

    Sweet niece! I loved spending the day with mine when they were little…

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    Sharon — November 11, 2008 @ 1:05 pm

    Adorable pictures, and delicious cookies! Thanks for sharing the lovely recipe with us!

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    Barbara Bakes — November 11, 2008 @ 1:09 pm

    I left you a MEME on my blog!

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    Adam — November 11, 2008 @ 2:26 pm

    Maria, you are turning into my ‘go-to’ cookie girl. I really liked the oatmeal iced, and these look awesome too. Good thing for me, they’re all on the same site :)

    Nice pics of the little tyke too, she’s adorable.

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