Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies



  1. Heat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Cut the bars into pea-sized pieces to get 1 1/2 cups.
  3. Use an electric mixer to cream together the butter and sugars in a bowl until light and fluffy.
  4. Crack the eggs, add them one at a time, and beat until well blended.
  5. Mix the flour, oats, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl.
  6. Alternating with the milk, add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing on low.
  7. Stir in the chocolate and vanilla.
  8. Drop tablespoon-sized mounds of dough 3 inches apart in rows and columns on ungreased baking sheets.
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.
  10. Cool for 2 minutes on the sheets before using a metal spatula to transfer the cookies to racks to finish cooling.
  11. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for no more than a day or two.