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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield Makes 7 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked regular oats
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 3 (1.55-ounce) milk chocolate candy bars, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

How to Make It

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; add sugars, beating well. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until blended.

  2. Process oats in a blender or food processor until finely ground. Combine oats, flour, and next 3 ingredients. Add to butter mixture, beating well.

  3. Stir in chocolate morsels, chopped candy bars, and pecans.

  4. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls, and place on baking sheets.

  5. Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.