These thick & chewy flourless oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are an easy to make treat! They're ready to go in just 20 minutes!
2 1/4cupold fashioned oatsdivided
1/2tspkosher sea salt
1/2cupunsalted butterroom temperature
1 1/2tspvanilla extract
1cupsemisweet chocolate chipsOR bittersweet chocolate OR chocolate chunks
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet pan with parchment or a baking mat, set aside.
In a food processor or blender, add 1¼ cup of the oats, cornstarch, baking powder and salt, pulse until the oats are finely ground but not completely powdered.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, or in a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer, beat the butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla, mixing until combined. With mixing speed on low, gradually add the oat mixture and the remaining oats, mix just until combined. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the chocolate chips or chunks.
Using a standard size cookie scoop, place dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Place in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes or until the tops are golden brown. DO NOT OVER-BAKE. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes on the pan before transferring to a wire racks to cool completely.
-DO NOT substitute the butter for coconut oil... it will not work, I promise, I've tried.