Salted Oatmeal Cookies With Dark Chocolate

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 163 calories
    • Fat 9 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 18 mg
    • Sodium 228 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 20 g
    • Sugar 11 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 10 mg

Heat oven to 375° F with the rack in the upper and lower thirds. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment.

Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

Beat the butter, shortening, granulated sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until lightly and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Reduce the mixer speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing just until combined (do not overmix). Stir in the chocolate.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking)
  2. Check 1 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  3. Check ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  4. Check ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. Check 2 teaspoons flaky sea salt (such as Maldon)
  6. Check ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  7. Check 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  8. Check ½ cup granulated sugar
  9. Check ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  10. Check 1 large egg
  11. Check 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  12. Check 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F with the rack in the upper and lower thirds. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment.
  2. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a medium bowl; set aside.
  3. Beat the butter, shortening, granulated sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until lightly and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Reduce the mixer speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture, mixing just until combined (do not overmix). Stir in the chocolate.
  4. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 teaspoon of salt.
  5. Bake, rotating the pans halfway through, until lightly brown around the edges, about 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Storage suggestion: Keep the cookies at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 5 days.