Double Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

ee-doubleoatcookiesIf you’re still looking for a crisp cookie for a cookie exchange, here’s a yummy offering with the goodness of whole grains and nuts. It’s also great if you just want to bake some cookies!


Double Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 4 1/2  dozen cookies

3/4 cup soft non-hydrogenated margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2  cup lightly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp  vanilla extract
1/2  cup whole-wheat flour
1 1/2  cups rolled oats
1 cup  oat bran
1 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1/2  cup toasted chopped pecans
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350oF.

Cream together the margarine and sugars until light and creamy. Beat in the egg and vanilla.

Combine the flour, rolled oats, oat bran, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Stir into the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the pecans and raisins.

Drop the dough in teaspoonfuls onto a lightly oiled or paper-lined cookie sheet. Bake  for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. After taking cookies out of oven, wait 1 minute before removing cookies from the pan.

Nutritional information:
•    Calories:  62
•    Protein: 1 gram
•    Fat: 4 grams
•    Saturated Fat:  1 gram
•    Carbohydrate: 7 grams
•    Dietary Fibre: 1  gram
•    Sodium:  61 milligrams

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Categories: Recipes

Author:Rosie Schwartz

Rosie Schwartz is a Toronto-based consulting dietitian and writer.

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