Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 cup butter flavored shortening
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon warm water
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 2 cups old fashioned oats
- 1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Beat shortening and sugars together.
Add eggs, vanilla, and salt. Mix until combined.
Pour baking soda into a small cup. Add warm water and mix together. Pour mixture into cookie dough. Mix to combine.
Add flour, old fashioned oats, and chocolate chips. Mix just until combined.
Scoop out cookies onto a baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes.
I don't recommend any substitutes for the butter flavored shortening. It makes these cookies so delicious. You could use regular butter, but I haven't tried it. I always use the shortening.