1 cup uncooked oatmeal
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, melted
1 pkg (12oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 large eggs
1 3/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp baking cocoa
3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Pour boiling water over oatmeal. Let stand in separate bowl for five minutes.
Add brown sugar, white sugar, and melted margarine. Mix well. Add eggs, mix well.
Add flour, baking soda, salt, and baking cocoa, mix well. Add 1/2 pkg of chocolate chips.
Pour batter into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips and nuts on top.
Bake at 350-degrees for 40-45 minutes.