Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


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1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
1/3 cup of cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
3 cups of uncooked quick oats
6 ounces of semisweet chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

2. Combine sugar and butter in a large bowl. Beat with a mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.

3. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Stir into creamed mixture. Add oats and chocolate chips. Dough will be very stiff. add up to 1/4 cup of water if needed. Form tablespoon-size balls and place on prepared cookie sheet.
Flatten slightly. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.

Makes about 4 dozen


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I usually don't eat cookies, but when I do, I really like these the best! Thanks for the recipe, sounds wonderful!