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best ever Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate-chip-pancakes, easy-pancake-recipes, oatmeal-chocolate-chip-pancakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 200kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 ¼ cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 ¼ cup whole milk or buttermilk
  • cup all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • ½-2/3 cup milk chocolate chips plus additional as needed
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil for frying
  • 3 Tbsp butter for frying


  • Place oats and milk in a medium size mixing bowl. Set aside for 8-10 minutes until softened.
  • To the softened oatmeal add flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Mix until fully combined.
  • Add egg, melted butter and chocolate chips, mixing until blended.
  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat add 1 Tbsp oil and 1 Tbsp butter, melt together.
  • Using a standard size 4 ounce ice cream scoop or ¼ cup measuring cup divide the batter for each pancake into approximately 3 inch rounds.
  • Cook for 2 minutes per side, carefully turn when tops are covered with bubbles and edges are browned and cooked. Add more chocolate chips, if desired before turning. Cook in batches adding more oil and butter to the pan between each batch, as needed.
  • Serve immediately with butter and maple or chocolate syrup and whipped cream.


Serving: 1pancake | Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg