Today’s blog will start a new occasional series with some of the recipes we use at camp and some from Moose’s family cookbook. It’s called, “That Tastes Like Home“. This one was traded from Camp Mini-Yo-We and has become a favourite at Widji. 

Today’s recipe: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1.25 cups margarine
  • 1 cups white sugar
  • 1 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon


  • Cream together margarine and sugars
  • Add eggs and vanilla and blend well
  • Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder & salt.
  • Add half flour mix to the creamed mixture and blend, then the next half and blend
  • Add oatmeal and chocolate chips and mix
  • Drop by small scoop onto cookie sheets, 24 to a sheet
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) in convention oven for 8-10 minutes
  • They freeze well but hiding them is hard

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