What do you get when you combine the best parts of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and cake? This quick, easy, and delicious Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake! Making this for a kid’s birthday treat? Try substituting M&Ms for the chocolate chips.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
Pour the boiling water over the oats and let stand for 10 minutes. Add the margarine and stir until melted. Add the sugars and stir until dissolved. Add the eggs and mix well. Sift together the flour, soda, salt, and cocoa. Add to the oat mixture and mix well. Pour into the baking pan. Sprinkle the chips and nuts, if using, on top.
Bake for 45 to 55 minutes. Cool completely before serving.