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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.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Refrigerate 20 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 18 Servings
Calories 163 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 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


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add rolled oats to a food processor and grind until they're a fine powder.
  3. In a stand mixer cream together butter, sugar and brown sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in egg and vanilla until well combined.
  5. Add in applesauce until smooth.
  6. Sift together oat flour (your ground oats), whole-wheat flour, baking soda and salt.
  7. Add to the stand mixer on the lowest setting until just combined.
  8. Fold in HALF the chocolate chips.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Refrigerate the dough for 20 minutes.

  12. 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 Facts
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 102mg4%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 137IU3%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.