Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
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A healthy, guilt-free chocolate chip cookie that is light and filled with gooey, rich chocolate.
Serves: 19 Cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup, sugar free
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup oats, ground (I used gluten-free)
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 squares (38 grams) Ghiraradelli Evening Dream Chocolate, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat; set a side.
  3. In a large bowl add coconut oil, applesauce, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Mix until combined. Add oats, baking soda, baking powder and salt; mix until combined.
  4. Fold in chocolate
  5. Take a teaspoon size of batter and place on cookie sheet, about 2" apart. The cookies do not spread.
  6. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes or until bottom is lightly golden. Let them rest on the baking sheet for about 2 minutes and cool on a baking rack.
Notes
Calories per Cookie: 41, Fat: 2.5, Sodium: 56, Pottasium: 15.1, Carbs: 4.6, Fiber: .06, Sugar: .01, Protein: .06
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Cookie
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/01/03/healthy-oatmeal-chocolate-chip-cookies/