Triple Chocolate Oreo Oatmeal Cookies

by Heather on January 9, 2012

Let’s talk cookies, mmmmk?

I like cookies.  Duh.  We know this.

 

Nate loves cookies.  Again, duh.  I’ve harped on this a million times.

 

But methinks the cookies tables have started a’turning because I’m about to you rock your world with this.  Chocolate chip?  Yeah, they’re OK.  Peanut butter?  I mean, I’ll still eat them.  Sugar?  Yes, but…

These cookies are cookies with a little OOMPH! to ‘em.  A little pep in their step, if you will.

 

These cookies take texture and flavor to a whole new level and they don’t care who knows it.

Crunchy?  Check.

 

Gooey?  Check.

 

Buttery?  Yep.

 

Deeply rich and chocolatey?  Uh-huh.

 

One of the best cookies ever?  You bet your bottom dollar!

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE OREO OATMEAL COOKIES

  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 heaping cup crushed Oreo cookies

Preheat oven to 350.  Cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.  Add in the eggs, water, and vanilla and mix until well-combined.  Add in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and oatmeal.  Mix until just combined.  Fold in the chips and the Oreos.  Batter will be thick and lumpy and that’s exactly how it should be!  Drop by the tablespoonful onto a baking sheet lined with parchment or a Silpat.  Bake at 350 for 9-12 minutes until the middle is just set and the bottom has started to brown slightly.  Let cool for about 5 minutes before digging in.

Y’all, I can’t eat these right now and I have to say it’s killing me.  But come delivery day?  When I’m hanging out in my hospital bed with the little dude laying next to me and no more gestational diabetes?  Yeah, a big box of these will be on the other side.

 

Right next to my sushi and red wine ;)

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{ 40 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Tiff January 9, 2012

Oooooo those are def drool worthy!

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2 emily rodriguez January 9, 2012

oh my word! i want to make this RIGHT NOW! :) i’m def saving this recipe. :)

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3 Lindsay @ Lindsay's List January 9, 2012

Anything with Oreos – I’m IN!

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4 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen January 9, 2012

Gorgeous and completely drool worthy!

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5 Jen at The Three Little Piglets January 9, 2012

These might just be my daughter’s new favorite cookies!

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6 Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar January 9, 2012

I’ve been baking a lot with Oreos lately and have yet to make a bad recipe! I’ve never mixed them with Oreos though! Love that idea :)

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7 Erin January 9, 2012

These sound heavenly! And they have oats in it, so they are kind of healthy… right!?

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8 Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) January 9, 2012

WOW! Looks amazing!

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9 Emilie @ Emilie's Enjoyables January 9, 2012

MM i love Oreos, great idea!

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10 Estela @ Weekly Bite January 9, 2012

Wow Heather!! These look incredible! Oreo’s are the one cookie that I can’t stop eating. I would devour these cookies :)

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11 Chris @ TheKeenanCookbook January 9, 2012

These look so good! I hope you’ve got an extra large box of these waiting for you to dig into once the little one is here and you can over indulge =D

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12 Rebekah @ Making Miracles January 9, 2012

Oh those look SOOOO GOOD!! :D

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13 janetha January 9, 2012

THese look incredible! Your cookies are my FAVORITE.

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14 Lauren at Keep It Sweet January 9, 2012

I’ll take 5, thanks!

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15 Krystina (Organically Me) January 9, 2012

How you find the willpower not to eat these is beyond me.

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16 dana @ my little celebration January 9, 2012

Yum, yum, yum! That’s all I have to say besides, this isn’t going to help my already growing oreo obsession : )

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17 Kris January 9, 2012

yep – I definitely want these.

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18 Mama Pea January 9, 2012

My girls would LOVE these. You can make them for them, okay? ;)

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19 Deanna B. January 9, 2012

Those look incredible. And they’re obviously healthy since they have oatmeal. Or at least that’s what I will be telling myself when I eat the whole batch.

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20 Urban Wife January 9, 2012

Yum!!!

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21 Jessica @ How Sweet January 9, 2012

oh my gossssssssh. i would not be able to stay away from these!!

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22 Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch January 9, 2012

Oh my word! I think I just licked my computer screen!!!!

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23 Lauren from Lauren's Latest January 9, 2012

Ya right!! These look amazing! You had me at gooey! Mmmm…

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24 Maria January 9, 2012

oh yum!

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25 Diane {Created by Diane} January 9, 2012

these look like real beauties!

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26 Natalie@fitjamericangirl.com January 9, 2012

My stomach is growling loudly as I look at these pics. I hate oreos but I love them as an ingredient in things. This is a must make.

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27 Kathleen January 9, 2012

OMG, these look amazing. My husband’s birthday is this week and I think I just found one of his gifts, he will love these! Thanks for posting :-).

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28 Dana@TheSundaySweet January 10, 2012

I love that there are crushed oreos in these cookies! Brilliant!

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29 Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen January 10, 2012

Wow those are packed with good stuff!

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30 Kim in MD January 10, 2012

YUM! I can’t believe you are baking stuff like this when you can’t eat it! That’s just torture, and I’m sorry you can’t have these right now, but I can’t wait to bake a batch! Thanks for sharing your love of great food with us even when you aren’t in a position to indulge! :-)

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31 Lisa January 10, 2012

You are an evil, evil woman ;)

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32 Laura Levy January 16, 2012

This look so amazing… I had to feature them on Babble’s Family Kitchen today!

http://blogs.babble.com/family-kitchen/2012/01/16/triple-chocolate-oreo-oatmeal-cookies/

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33 Heather January 17, 2012

thanks so much laura! i’m honored :)

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34 Molly January 16, 2012

These look amazing! Thanks for the idea…and the sugar rush!

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35 Louise January 17, 2012

Oh My Goodness…I can’t believe how awesome these sound! I’ll be tasting them before you can turn around twice!

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36 catherine January 21, 2012

I made these and they were super good! I added blueberries which was a wonderful idea.

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37 Rene Benesh January 22, 2012

I am LeeAnn’s mother-in-law, and I was reading her blog, with news of your baby shower. You name was highlighted so “I went there!” Your recipes sounded WONDERFUL and I copied several of them and can’t wait to try them! They aren’t French, but it almost felt like Julie and Julia (you probably know the book and/or the movie). Good Job! Keep it up!! And, happy delivery!!

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38 Pony de Leon February 1, 2012

I made these cookies for my family. They liked it so much I have not stopped baking for a week. A week! Your cursed recipe is too gosh darned delicious!

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39 Laura March 7, 2012

When crushing the oreo coookies for this recipe should I take out the icing on the cookies first then crush or just crush them all together with icing??

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40 Heather March 7, 2012

just crush it all together WITH the icing :)

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