1 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 1/2 cups oats (rolled or "quick," but
2 cups chocolate chips (about 12-oz.)
Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and the
sugars until mixture is light in color. Beat in the
eggs one at a time, followed by the milk and the vanilla
In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking
soda, baking powder and salt. Either by hand or with
the mixer on low speed, gradually beat the flour in
to the sugar mixture until just incorporated.
Stir in the oats and chocolate chips by hand.
Drop 1-inch balls of dough onto the cookie sheet,
placing about 1 1/2 inches apart so they have room
Bake at 350F for 10-13 minutes, until golden brown
at the edges and light golden at the center.
Cool on baking sheet for at least 1-2 minutes before
transfering to a wire rack to cool completely.
Makes 4 dozen.