Chocolate oaties

These are great biscuits to make with your kids, it’s a simple recipe and it really doesn’t matter what they look like. They’re also an excellent energy food, perfect for lunchboxes. This recipe will make approx 16 – 20 biscuits depending on how big you want them.



110g butter, softened

110g light brown sugar

1 egg, beaten

2tbsp milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

100g rolled oats

125g plain flour

1 heaped tbsp cocoa powder

1/2 tsp baking powder

200g chocolate chips



Preheat oven to 180c/350f/gas 4 and lightly grease two baking trays.

Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat together until light and fluffy. Add the egg, milk and vanilla extract and beat again until blended.

Add the oats, flour, cocoa powder and baking powder and stir well until thoroughly combined. Finally stir in the chocolate chips.

Place dessertspoon fulls of the biscuit mix on to the baking trays and flatten them slightly with the back of the spoon.

Bake in the preheated oven for 15mins or until they are firm and have risen slightly.

Let them cool on the baking trays for a couple of minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.