Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe (Kid-Friendly)

With the new year comes new intentions. For me, my two biggest areas of growth is spending less time on my phone and more time homeschooling my boys and making home cooked meals. I really want to start including David and Liam in my meal creations. This got this recipe from Taste and Home.

This morning we made Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Cookies. I would say that David approved 👍 it was a bit stressful having him in the kitchen since I was trying to juggle making breakfast but at the end, seeing him smile as he took a bite of his cookie, makes it all worth it 🍪🥛

👉👉Wisdom of the day: Take a moment and set your intentions for the new year. As I like to tell my coaching clients, step away from new year's resolutions and move towards setting your intentions. What intentions do you have for this brand new year? Life is like a blank canvas and you're the painter. Make it colorful❤️

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 3/4 cup sugar

  3. 3/4 cup packed brown sugar

  4. 2 large eggs

  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  6. 3 cups quick-cooking oats

  7. 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  8. 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix

  9. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  10. 1 teaspoon salt

  11. 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

  12. 1 cup chopped nuts

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, dry pudding mix, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

  2. Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Enjoy!


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