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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Recipes

chocolate cookies on a wooden table with a glass of milk

Keep chocolate on the menu! This recipe uses whole wheat flour and rolled oats to double the fiber. These chocolate oatmeal cookies are sure to be a hit! Just be sure to have a glass of milk handy.

PREP TIME: 25 min / COOK TIME: 48 min / TOTAL TIME: 1hr 13 min

SERVINGS: 40

½ c whole-wheat flour

½ c all-purpose flour

3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

½ tsp ground cinnamon

¼ c unsweetened applesauce

¼ c canola oil

½ c packed brown sugar

¾ c confectioners’ sugar

1 lg egg

1 tsp vanilla

1¼ c rolled oats

½ c raisins or chopped dates

  1. PREHEAT the oven to 350°F. Coat no-stick baking sheets with no-stick spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. COMBINE the whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  3. COMBINE the applesauce, oil, brown sugar, confectioners’ sugar, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl. Mix until well-blended. Add the flour mixture and mix well. Stir in the oats and raisins or dates. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving 2″ between cookies. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until very lightly browned. Do not overbake. Remove the cookies to a wire rack to cool. Or, if using parchment paper, slide the cookies and parchment paper onto a countertop to cool.

NUTRITION (per serving) 61.5 cal, 1 g pro, 11 g carb, 1 g fiber, 5 g sugars, 2 g fat, .2 g sat fat, 61 mg sodium

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