Chocolate chip oatmeal pancakes

Brandy O'Neill

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Chocolate chip pancakes are a big hit with the little ones. We added in a little oatmeal to make their breakfast treat just a bit healthier.

chocolate chip oatmeal pancakes

These hearty pancakes will brighten just about anyone's morning. Packed full of chocolate chips and oatmeal, it's an adult twist to the classic child breakfast treat. Don't worry if you don't like maple syrup. These are sweet enough with the chocolate chips and just a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

Chocolate chip oatmeal pancakes

Yields 6 medium-size pancakes


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1-2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, oats and baking powder.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together agave syrup, egg, milk and vanilla extract. Pour into dry ingredients and stir until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. In a large skillet, add 1 tablespoon unsalted butter and melt over medium heat.
  4. Add about 1/3 cup batter per pancake to skillet. Cook until browned on one side, flip and cook until browned on the other side. Add more melted butter to the pan if needed.
  5. Serve warm.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.