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the best whole wheat oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

★★★★★ 13
a recipe by
anna messina
chicago, IL

These cookies are awesome. Moist & chewy! With only 85 calories per cookie, you can indulge in a few with an ice cold glass of milk and feel guiltless!

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The combination of oatmeal and chocolate in this recipe is SO delicious. These little cookies are so high on flavor that you'd never know they're low on guilt.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 13
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For the best whole wheat oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

  • 1/2 c
    margarine softened
  • 1/2 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    quick-cooking oats
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts...opt.

How To Make the best whole wheat oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven 325
  • 2
    In Lg. bowl, cream together the margarine, apple sauce.brown sugar, & white sugar until smooth.
  • 3
    Beat eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  • 4
    Combine the flour, baking soda, & salt;stir into the creamed mixture until just blended.
  • 5
    Mix in the quick oats, walnuuts, & chocolate chips.
  • 6
    Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 12 minutes, Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack.