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My Oatmeal: Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

*This post is on behalf of Fit Approach. I was sent the product free of compensation for my honest thoughts and opinions.*

Hi there! How is your weekend going? Today was a busy, active day, complete with dragon boats, a run, and a little bit of weights.

As promised though, I have a delicious recipe for you!

Double Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Made with ‘myoatmeal.com’

I was given the opportunity to try out a custom oatmeal product, My Oatmeal, thanks to the ladies of Fit Approach! We were asked to also create a recipe to further test out our new oatmeal creations.

My Oatmeal

My Oatmeal is an online oatmeal shop where you can create custom oatmeal blends, adding just about any ingredient you can imagine!

On the site, you go through 8 easy steps, then place your order!

1. How much – quantity of oatmeal
2. What kind of oats
3. Pick your oatmeal flavors
4. Pick your fruits
5. Nuts, Seeds, & More – flax seed, chia seeds, etc.
6. Sweeteners
7. Shipment time – once, weekly, etc.
8. Name of your blend

I knew immediately that I would want to make oatmeal cookies, so I opted for a blend that would complement my cookies well. Here is what I put in my blend: quick-rolled instant oats, double fudge brownie/graham cracker crust/and oatmeal cookie oatmeal flavors, flax seed, sliced almonds, and brown cane sugar. I placed my order in two minutes tops, and was very impressed with My Oatmeal’s service! My shipment arrived in about a week, and smelled delicious!

Now about that recipe!

I called up my grandmother and asked her to share the basis of her famous oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. I then tweaked it a bit, added a few things, and of course used my new “Cookie Blend” oats! I made this recipe late one night, so excuse the harsh kitchen photos 🙂

my oatmeal custom blend

Here are the ingredients you will need:

-3/4 – 1 cup oats (your preference)
-2 1/4 cups flour
-1 1/2 tsp baking soda
-1/2 tsp salt
-1/4 tsp cinnamon
-1 cup butter (2 sticks)
-3/4 cup brown sugar
-3/4 cup white sugar
-2 tsp vanilla
-2 eggs
-2 T cocoa powder
-1 cup chocolate chips

chocolate chip oatmeal cookie recipe

1. Cream the butter, both sugars, and vanilla.


2. Add the eggs and beat until fluffy.


3. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining dry ingredients – flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, cocoa powder, and oats. Then add it to the wet mixture, and mix well.




4. Fold in the chocolate chips.


5. Chill dough in freezer for 10 minutes. Then scoop and mold into teaspoon sized balls, roll, and place on non-stick cookie sheet.


6. Bake at 350* for 10-11 minutes.


7. Let cool and ENJOY!

My office, as well as my husband’s friends all placed their seal of approval on these cookies. They are delicious! I made the mistake of ordering instant oats, instead of regular oats, so the oats don’t expand as much in these cookies like most traditional oatmeal cookies, but all of the flavors in my oatmeal blend came together perfectly!




double chocolate chip oatmeal cookies


Be sure and check out My Oatmeal online, and create your own custom blend!

Have you heard of My Oatmeal before? What’s your favorite oatmeal recipe? What type of oatmeal would you order?

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  • Reply
    May 18, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    What a neat idea! I believe my sister tried this out before, but I never did. They sound delicious. So cool that you get to create your own kind. My favorite oatmeal recipe has to be good old no bake cookies because I’m not a baker..haha.

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    May 18, 2014 at 11:49 pm

    This is an awesome idea! How cool. And I must say that my favorite way to enjoy oatmeal is in cookies. These look great!

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    May 19, 2014 at 10:37 am

    I think I have heard of My Oatmeal before, but I have never used their products. They sound incredible though!
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    May 19, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Looks delicious!!
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    Sarah @ Making Thyme for Health
    May 19, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    You had me at double chocolate but I’m sure the oats make them even better. Yum!
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    Meghan @ fitnesscrEATures
    May 19, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    Oh my WOW I am literally craving these like crazy now! This is an awesome idea, I’m totes checking out the website… 🙂
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    Brittany @ Delights and Delectables
    May 19, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Those look delicious! I def need to check them out!! I hear they have a good GF blend!
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    Julianna @ Julianna Bananna
    May 20, 2014 at 1:16 am

    these look delicious!

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    May 20, 2014 at 11:37 am

    I love any type of cookie with oats in them … and then with the chocolate! These sound awesome!
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    Kristy @Runaway Bridal Planner
    May 20, 2014 at 11:50 am

    Yum, I love oatmeal cookies:)
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    Stephanie @ Whole Health Dork
    May 21, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Mmm…these sound delicious! I love that you can create your very own oatmeal! Would make a great gift. I’ll have to keep that as an idea for the next birthday or even Christmas. Thanks for sharing!
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