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Chocolate Brownie Oatmeal

One 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
8 tablespoons (1 stick) margarine or butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
3 Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup chopped nuts
Powdered sugar (optional)

  1. In large bowl, beat cream cheese, margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add melted chocolate; mix well. Add combined flour and baking soda; mix well. Add oats and nuts; mix well. Cover; chill at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are almost set. (Centers should still be moist. Do not overbake.) Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
  4. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Store tightly covered.


Calories 95, Calories From Fat 45, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 13mg, Sodium 50mg, Total Carbohydrates 12g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 2g

Cook’s Tip: To melt chocolate, place in 1-quart glass measuring cup or microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. Or, place in top part of double boiler over hot, not boiling, water; stir occasionally until smooth.