Why Don’t We Put Flaky Sea Salt on Everything? [salted oatmeal chocolate chip cookies]

In case it’s news to anyone who reads this blog, AGOMYR and I think about food almost all the time.  We’re those kind of people.  Constantly swapping pins back and forth, in search of the perfect cookie.  I cam pretty close here.

salted oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

To make 2 dozen salted oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, you will need:

  • 2 C oats
  • 1 C flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. flaky sea salt, separated
  • 3/4 C (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 oz. chocolate chips (I used Ghirardelli discs)

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.

Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 teaspoon of salt.

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.

2 thoughts on “Why Don’t We Put Flaky Sea Salt on Everything? [salted oatmeal chocolate chip cookies]

  1. These are delicious! Yes, there’s nothing that can’t be improved with a little sea salt–cookies, margaritas–all the basic food groups can benefit! I got hooked on sea salt ground fresh from a cool little salt grinder one summer when we rented a house from a lovely lady in NC who kept one of these salt grinders on her dining room table. I’ve used freshly ground sea salt ever since. Your recipes are AWESOME! Keep up the good work, and I’ll keep testing them out for you! 🙂

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