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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies are the perfect, chewy and soft whole wheat cookies loaded with melty peanut butter chips and semisweet chocolate chips.
Yield 18 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 4 cups 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
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips , divided
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips , divided


  • 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 and half of the peanut butter chips.
  • Place the rest of the chocolate chips and the rest of the peanut butter 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 chips until they're all rolled and you run out of the remaining 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).


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 132IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg
Keyword: Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies