Sweet Delight: Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Welcome, dear reader, to this delightful recipe for Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies that I have crafted especially for your taste buds. As an experienced barista and baker, I understand the importance of having a warm and comforting snack that can enhance one’s mood and soothe the soul. I believe that these particular cookies can do just that as they combine the richness of chocolate chips with the earthy flavor of oats and coffee.

These cookies are ideal for any time of day, whether you want to enjoy them in the morning with a cup of coffee or sip tea while savoring them in the evenings. These decadent treats are perfect for those who are looking to indulge in their love for rich espresso flavors and chewy oatmeal textures.

With each bite, you’ll be greeted with gooey chocolate chips, a hint of coffee aroma, and a nostalgic oatmeal flavor that provides both comfort and satiety. The instructions are easy to follow, making it a great recipe to involve kids or friends in a fun baking activity. Trust me when I say that these cookies will quickly become your go-to snack.

So let us pull out our aprons and get baking! Together we will create a delicious treat perfect for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies
Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies

Greetings dear readers,

Today, I present to you a recipe that is worthy of praise and adoration – the Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe! I have personally tried and tested this recipe, and I assure you it is worth your time and effort.

Let me tell you why you’ll love these cookies. First off, let’s talk about the ingredients. This recipe uses oats, chocolate chips, butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, baking soda, and flour. These comforting ingredients come together so beautifully that they create a flavorful explosion in your mouth.

But what sets this recipe apart is the addition of espresso powder which not only adds depth to the chocolate flavor but also adds a mocha twist. It’s perfect for those who love coffee in their baked goods.

Now let’s talk about texture. These cookies are chewy and soft on the inside with just the right amount of crispiness on the outside. The addition of oats provides a satisfying texture that will keep you coming back for more.

One of my favorite things about this recipe is how easy it is to customize it according to your preferences. You can add nuts or dried fruit to the dough or even swap out the chocolate chips for white chocolate chunks for a fun variation.

Finally, I must mention that this Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is perfect for snacking on any day of the week; from after-school snacktime to lazy Sunday afternoons at home. It’s also an excellent treat to bring along to potlucks and BBQs – I mean who wouldn’t want an extra sweet kick with their caffeine during the day?

In Conclusion dear readers, this delicious recipe deserves all the hype that it gets. So what are you waiting for? Treat yourself and give this Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe a try – your taste buds will thank you!

Ingredient List

 Chocolate lovers, rejoice! These Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies are a game changer.
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! These Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies are a game changer.

Let’s take a look at the ingredients you’ll need for these delicious Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies:

Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/4 cup oat flour (made from blending quick oats in a food processor)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp instant espresso powder (or instant coffee powder)
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

The inclusion of instant espresso or coffee powder is where the mocha flavor comes from. You will also need to make oat flour by blending quick oats in a food processor.

The Recipe How-To

 Soft and chewy with a hint of coffee flavor that will satisfy your sweet tooth and caffeine cravings.
Soft and chewy with a hint of coffee flavor that will satisfy your sweet tooth and caffeine cravings.

Here’s the moment you’ve been waiting for, my dear friends. Now that we have all the ingredients ready, let me guide you through the process of making this magnificent Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe.

Step 1: Preheat and prep

First things first, preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Then, cover a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

Step 2: Whisk and sift

Grab a medium mixing bowl and whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Sifting these dry ingredients is crucial to make sure there are no lumps and everything is evenly distributed.

Step 3: Beat and mix

In a large mixing bowl, beat together softened butter with brown sugar and granulated sugar, until they are creamy and well combined. The addition of brown sugar in this recipe gives a delicious caramel-like flavor to our cookies!

Then, add one egg to the mixture along with vanilla extract and instant coffee (or espresso powder). Beat again until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.

Step 4: Add flour mixture

Add dry ingredients from step 2 to the bowl of wet ingredients from step 3. Mix until just combined, be careful not to over-mix the cookie dough as it can result in tough cookies.

Step 5: Fold in oats and chocolate chips

To add some texture to our cookies, fold in some whole oats and your choice of either semisweet chocolate chips or dark chocolate chunks (or both!). I prefer using dark chocolate chunks as they give a nice balance to the sweetness and adds richness in taste!

Step 6: Scoop the dough

Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, portion out cookies onto your baking sheet about two inches apart.

Step 7: Bake and let cool

Bake for about 10-12 minutes, until the edges of the cookies turn golden brown. Take out of the oven, let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Now, get ready to indulge in a scrumptious and comforting treat! Grab some cold milk or hot coffee, and savor each bite of these delicious Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies. Enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

 The perfect treat to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk.
The perfect treat to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or a cold glass of milk.

As a barista and cookie enthusiast, I encourage you to be creative and experiment with the ingredients for your mocha oat/chocolate chip cookies. Here are some substitutions and variations suggestions that can help you tailor the recipe to your preference or dietary restrictions.

– Flour: Instead of all-purpose flour, you can use whole wheat flour, almond flour, or gluten-free flour mix.

– Sweetener: Swap brown sugar with coconut sugar, maple syrup, or honey. You can also reduce the amount of sugar for a less sweet taste.

– Butter: For a vegan version, use plant-based butter or coconut oil instead of regular butter.

– Chocolate Chips: Try using white chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips, or butterscotch chips for a different flavor profile. You can also substitute some of the chocolate chips with raisins, cranberries, chopped nuts, or shredded coconut.

– Oats: Swap quick oats with rolled oats or steel-cut oats if you prefer a chewier texture. For a gluten-free option, make sure to use certified gluten-free oats.

– Espresso Powder: If you don’t have espresso powder on hand or don’t like coffee flavor, try replacing it with cocoa powder or omit altogether.

– Mocha Chip: Feel free to use different types of chips that pair well with mocha such as caramel chips, toffee bits, or chopped chocolate-covered espresso beans.

Remember that making substitutions may alter the texture and taste of your cookies slightly but do not be afraid to experiment and find your perfect combination. Happy baking!

Serving and Pairing

 Rolled oats add a pleasant texture to every bite and make them a healthier option.
Rolled oats add a pleasant texture to every bite and make them a healthier option.

Now that you have made these delicious mocha oat/chocolate chip cookies, it’s time to think about serving and pairing ideas. These cookies are perfect for a mid-day snack or as an after-dinner dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth.

For a casual and cozy gathering, serve these cookies with a cup of warm coffee or hot cocoa to bring out the mocha flavor. You can also pair them with a glass of cold milk or almond milk for the ultimate classic comfort food combination.

If you’re looking for a fancier setting, these cookies can be elevated by serving them alongside a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup. They can also be plated next to fresh fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, or sliced bananas for added color and health benefits.

Another option is to create a cookie sandwich by placing a spoonful of Nutella spread between two mocha oat/chocolate chip cookies. This idea is perfect for those who love the Nutella-chocolate combination and want to add extra indulgence to the cookies.

Finally, if you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing these cookies with espresso or whiskey. The bold flavor of espresso will enhance the mocha taste while combining with the oatmeal texture of the cookie. And the whiskey will add some extra warmth in both flavors and aroma – this is definitely a treat for adults only.

Whatever your preference may be, these mocha oat/chocolate chip cookies will surely brighten up your day with their rich, delectable taste.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Have you ever tried cookies with a little kick? These mocha cookies will give you just that.
Have you ever tried cookies with a little kick? These mocha cookies will give you just that.

Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies are versatile and can be made ahead of time to save yourself some trouble when you’re in a rush for that midday energy boost with a heavenly coffee chocolate flavor. To make ahead, prepare the cookie dough and keep it tightly wrapped in plastic wrap. You can refrigerate the dough in your an airtight container for up to 3 days right before you bake it. Alternatively, freeze the rolled dough balls for quick baking batches when you need them.

If you have leftover baked cookies, store them properly to keep their soft and chewy texture. Once cooled completely, place them in an airtight container in your pantry or kitchen counter where they are not exposed to direct sunlight, moisture or other strong aromas for up to 5-7 days. You can also line the container with parchment paper layers separating each cookie. For longer storage times, you may freeze the cookies in individual portions to enjoy for later.

When you’re ready to reheat the cookies, there are several ways you can try out. If you want them warm and gooey again like freshly baked, simply follow these steps:

1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).

2. Arrange the cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. Bake for 5-7 minutes until they are warmed through and enjoy while still warm.

For a crispy alternative or if using a microwave is your preferred method:

1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).

2. Place cookies on a baking sheet; sprinkle some water on top of each cookie.

3. Place in heated oven for approximately 3 minutes.

4. Enjoy with a cup of milk!

Another option is microwaving baking sheet with frozen cookie dough balls straight from freezer for about 10 seconds if frozen or 3-5 seconds if refrigerated which will help reduce wait times!

Tips for Perfect Results

 You can never go wrong with chocolate chips, but these cookies take it to another level.
You can never go wrong with chocolate chips, but these cookies take it to another level.

As a barista and cookie enthusiast, I have tested and experimented with many cookie recipes in my kitchen. Here are some tips that will help you make the perfect Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies every time.

Firstly, be precise with your measurements when it comes to ingredients. Use a kitchen scale to measure flour and oats accurately, as too much of either ingredient can result in dry and crumbly cookies. On the other hand, using too little flour or oats will make the cookies overly soft and sticky.

Additionally, make sure that all your ingredients are at room temperature before using them. Room temperature butter and eggs mix more evenly than cold ones, creating a smoother dough. The chocolate chips will also melt more evenly if they are used at room temperature.

Another important tip is to ensure that the baking soda you use is fresh, as outdated baking soda can reduce the effectiveness of the leavening agent. At its best, baking soda reacts with acid ingredients like brown sugar to produce carbon dioxide gas, which makes your cookies rise and become lighter.

When mixing the dough, do not overmix it as excessive mixing can lead to tough and dense cookies. Mix only until all ingredients are just combined for a tender, chewy texture.

Lastly, do not skip chilling the dough for at least 30 minutes or overnight. Chilling allows the flavors of the ingredients to meld together and also solidifies the fat in the dough. As a result, chilled dough spreads less in the oven and results in thicker cookies with a fudgy texture.

These simple tips may seem small but they can make a significant difference in producing perfect Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies every time you bake them!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this mocha oat/chocolate chip cookies recipe is a game-changer that will definitely satisfy your cravings for a sweet and chocolaty treat. Its combination of crunchy oats, rich chocolate chips, and the mocha flavor from the espresso powder creates an unforgettable taste that will leave you wanting more.

With our step-by-step directions and variations, you can easily make these cookies your own, choosing your preferred chocolate or oatmeal types to experiment with. You can even try adding different ingredients to give your cookies unique flavors and textures. We hope that our tips for perfect results and answers to any questions you may have will help make this recipe a delightful experience for you.

Whether you are prepping for a weekend brunch with friends, looking for an indulgent snack, or just in the mood to bake some cookies, this mocha oat/chocolate chip cookies recipe will not disappoint. Share it with loved ones, surprise the kids or keep them all to yourself. Either way, it’s easy to make ahead and store until the craving returns.

So why not give this recipe a try? Trust me when I say it is worth every moment of effort spent in the kitchen. Get creative and experiment with different flavours until you find your preferred version – who knows? You may just bake up something truly special!

Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mocha Oat/Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Posted for safekeeping from WWWRecipes, someone named Karen. In her notes, she says she prefers to chop her own chocolate instead of using chocolate chips. (serving size is a guess, I haven't made these yet.)
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Calories 141 kcal


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons espresso powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces chocolate chips
  • 1 cup oats, not instant


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Prepare cookie sheet by lining with parchment paper or with a silicon baking mat.
  • Cream sugars, butter and espresso powder until light and fluffy. Add.
  • egg and beat well. Add vanilla.
  • Fold in flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and oats.
  • Drop rounded teaspoons onto the prepared cookie sheet. (If you like your cookies crispy, flatten to about 1/4 inch.)
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes.

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Serving: 32gCalories: 141kcalCarbohydrates: 19.3gProtein: 2.3gFat: 6.7gSaturated Fat: 3.8gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 106.8mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 10.3g
Keyword < 30 Mins, Cookie and Brownie, Dessert, Drop Cookies, For Large Groups
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