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Frog Commissary Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

by on May 21, 2009 · 12 comments

I tried these upon the recommendation of Nicole over at Baking Bites. They were very good – definitely up there as far as oatmeal chocolate chip cookies go. And since posting this recipe, I’ve had a lot people tell me they are the best.

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Frog Commissary Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
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A recipe that is similar to the one used by Frog Commissary
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 48
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (unbleached)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups oats, old fashion or quick (not instant)
  • 2 cups chocolate chips (12-oz.)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Cream the butter and the sugars with an electric mixer until light. Beat in the egg, then the milk and the vanilla extract.
  3. Stir the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together and gradually stir the flour mixture into the sugar mixture until it’s incorporated. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips.
  4. Drop dough, making 1 inch rounds, onto the cookie sheet, placing about 1 1/2 inches apart so they have room to spread.
  5. Bake on center rack for 10-13 minutes, until golden brown at the edges and light golden at the center.
  6. Cool on baking sheet for at least 1-2 minutes before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.
Notes
These were recommended by my friend Nicole at Baking BItes. She makes a lot of cookies and thinks these are among the best.

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Published on May 21, 2009

{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

Elyse May 21, 2009 at 6:03 pm

There’s something so comforting about a chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. These look fantastic. I’m definitely saving this recipe for future use!

Jess May 22, 2009 at 10:27 am

I made these the other weekend. They’re definitely good if you like a slightly crispy cookie.

Karyn April 15, 2010 at 2:29 pm

My mom and I have made these from the Commissary cookbook since I was little. I’m so glad you posted the recipe as I don’t have the book anymore.

We always cut the sugar down by at least 1/4 cup, and cookies are even better, less crispy, more chewy.

Steve Poses May 10, 2010 at 5:08 pm

This oatmeal cookie recipe is an oldie but a goodie! Glad to see your post- please visit my blog, where I share recipes and tips on cooking and home entertaining!

alise kaplan June 28, 2010 at 4:37 pm

these were the best cookies ever and my friend found this website for me so i am able to bake them for a party. i have the greatest memories of the commissary and the frog as i was in the restaurant industry then. i never left the cashier without getting one or two!

kathy October 20, 2010 at 2:22 pm

I love baking these on our Baking Stones and sharing at my cooking shows!!!

LCS November 12, 2010 at 3:04 pm

These cookies are wonderful! I have been told by several people that they are the best cookies they’ve ever had…thank you for posting!!! (Sometimes I add a bit of unsweetened coconut which adds a nice flavor, too.) Great site!

bluedemon20 May 22, 2012 at 6:27 pm

These are the ONLY oatmeal chocolate chip cookies I will make. I use 100% whole wheat flour and they are FANTASTIC!! They turn out great every time and I don’t worry if my kids want to have 2 or 3. I consider them somewhat healthy with the oatmeal and 100% whole wheat flour (I also use organic butter!). Try it!!

Anna May 22, 2012 at 6:30 pm

Thanks for the tips! It’s interesting how the brand or type (such as organic) butter can really change a cookie.

Marisa August 12, 2012 at 1:13 pm

I have this on my bookmark bar. Best oatmeal cookies around!

Chantelle October 18, 2012 at 4:30 pm

This is on my bookmarks bar, too! Made these recently for the teens at our church and they were VERY good. The best I’ve ever had :-) thanks for the recipe!

Anita December 8, 2012 at 6:15 am

My family’s favorite cookie. I’ve been making these for years.

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