Giant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe makes 8 GIANT cookies.

1 stick butter at room temperature

1/2 cup brown sugar, do not pack

1/4 cup white sugar

1 egg

1 tablespoon molasses

3/4 cup flour

1 1/2 cups rolled oats (not quick oats)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoon cornstarch

1 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (I used Ghiradelli)


Preheat the oven to 350° and line 2 sheet trays with parchment paper. In a small bowl, combine the flour, oats, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and cornstarch. Set aside.


In a large bowl with a hand mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, white sugar, egg and molasses until completely smooth. Add in the dry mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until evenly mixed. This mixture is thick so make sure you use something sturdy! Stir in the chocolate chips.


Portion cookie dough into 1/3 cup balls and roll in between palms to make round ball. This batter will make 8 big cookies. Place 4 cookie balls on each baking sheet. Bake 1 tray at a time. Bake for 15 minutes. Wait 5 minutes before removing from baking sheet. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

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