Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


These chocolate oatmeal cookies are packed with energizing ingredients and please even a finicky teenager!

close up on a tall stack of chocolate oatmeal cookies with a side of milk
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
3 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ cup margarine

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups rolled oats

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Stir flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon together in a large bowl; set aside.

  3. Beat margarine, brown sugar, and white sugar together in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture using a wooden spoon. Mix in oats and chocolate chips. Drop spoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, about 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet briefly before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


Raisins can be substituted for chocolate chips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

79 Calories
4g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 36mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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