Oatmeal Chip Cookies

Adapted from Joy of Cooking
Yield: 4 dozen

1 1/3 cup rolled oats
1 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tbsp milk
2 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 2/3 cup flour
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Finely grind oats in the food processor. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter and sugars together until pale and fluffy.
  4. Add the egg, milk, and vanilla and beat until well blended.
  5. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture until well blended and smooth.
  7. Mix in the ground oats and the chocolate chips.
  8. Drop by teaspoon onto a parchment lined baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  9. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until the cookies are light golden brown at the edges.