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Barbara Bush's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Barbara Bush's Cookies

Barbara Bush's recipe for chocolate cookies. The original recipe calls for instant oats, but I make them with 1 minute or Quick Cooking.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 60
Author Cookie Madness


  • 1 cup butter salted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar Iight brown
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour I used 250 grams
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups instant oatmeal I recommend Quick Cooking
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 package 12 ounces chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Blend butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar. Add 2 eggs and beat.
  • Sift (I just mixed) together flour, soda, salt, then add to batter and stir until blended.
  • Add instant oatmeal, vanilla and chocolate chips.
  • Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Let cool for a few minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely.