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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are hands down the BEST EVER Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies with semi-sweet chocolate chips. Chewy, rich, buttery cookies...and healthier.
Yield 18 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons applesauce
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips , divided

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add rolled oats to a food processor and grind until they're a fine powder.
  • In a stand mixer cream together butter, sugar and brown sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add in egg and vanilla until well combined.
  • Add in applesauce until smooth.
  • Sift together oat flour (your ground oats), whole-wheat flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Add to the stand mixer on the lowest setting until just combined.
  • Fold in HALF the chocolate chips.
  • Place the rest of the chocolate chips in a small bowl and scoop 18 balls of dough (just shy of 2 tablespoons) onto a large plate.
  • Roll each ball of cookie dough in a small amount of extra chocolate chips until they're all rolled and you run out of the remaining chocolate chips.
  • Refrigerate the dough for 20 minutes.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes, 6 to a regular sized cookie sheet (bake in batches, keep cookie dough in refrigerator while other cookies are baking).

Nutrition

Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies