Soft, Chewy Chocolate Chip & Walnut Oatmeal Cookies
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 20 mins
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup oats
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a KitchenAid standalone mixer with paddle attachment (or electric mixer), cream butter and sugar together.
  3. Add vanilla and egg and mix on low speed.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a separate bowl, and add a little at a time while mixing on low speed.
  5. Add oats and mix until just blended.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts by hand with a large spoon.
  7. Using a cookie scooper (or teaspoon), drop round balls of cookie dough on a baking sheet at least 1 inch apart.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until slightly golden brown. Do not overbake or cookies will be too hard.
  9. Transfer to a cooling rack using a spatula.
Makes 16 small cookies
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at