Recipes ofKurt Dixon

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Body Refined, a Health & Wellness practice


Healthy Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Total time
1 hour and 15 minutes
Preparation time
25 minutes

Here's your new cookie jar staple. This recipe for classic oatmeal chocolate chip cookies gets a healthy boost with whole-wheat flour and uses less sugar and butter than traditional recipes. Don't hesitate to make a double batch--they're so satisfying they'll be gone fast. (You can substitute chocolate chips w/ raisins)

or1 cup white whole-wheat or gluten free flour
or1 teaspoon baking powder
or½ teaspoon salt
or⅔ cup packed light brown sugar
or6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (Earth Balance)
or1 large eggorWhisk together 1 tablespoon of ground chia or flaxseeds with 3 tablespoons of water until fully absorbed and thickened.
or1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
or1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
or½ cup Enjoy Life chocolate chipsor1/2 cup, packed of raisins, golden or dark, seedless
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray or use parchment paper
Whisk flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk brown sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in a large bowl. Add the flour mixture, oats and chocolate chips; stir with a wooden spoon until well combined. Drop level tablespoons of the dough onto the prepared baking sheet, making 12 cookies per batch.
Bake until golden brown on the bottom, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool on the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Repeat with the remaining dough.
To make ahead: Store airtight at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 or 4 weeks
Serving Size: 2 Cookies
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer cookie (50 g)% DRI
Energy329 kcal163 kcal8 %
Fat17 g9 g13 %
Fatty acids, total saturated3 g1 g6 %
Cholesterol16 mg8 mg3 %
Sodium211 mg105 mg4 %
Carbohydrate63 g31 g10 %
Sugars32 g16 gremove
Fiber4 g2 g8 %
Protein6 g3 gremove