Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I literally make a batch of these every week as snacks for John, he can't get enough of them. I've shown you the recipe before, but I keep tweeking it by adding/subtracting things, lately I've been adding oats. For some reason when the temps start dropping I love eating oatmeal and basically adding oats into all types of things. Hence this alteration :)
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip cookies
adapted from Vegan cookies invade your cookie jar

1/3 cup splenda (feel free to use white sugar here)
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup apple butter
1/2 cup fat free milk (use almond milk to make these vegan)
2 Tbs corn starch
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup old fashion oats
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Mix sugars and oil for a minute, then add in milk and corn starch, beat until all incorporated. Add half the flour, oats, baking soda, salt and mix well. Add in remaining dry and then fold in chocolate chips.

Drop rounded tablespoonfulls of dough onto parchment paper or a silicon baking mat, press down slightly with your fingers. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

What do you find yourself doing once the temps start to drop? I definitely start craving homemade soups and breads.

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Jeanne said...

Love the milk bottle by clinton milk co. awesome to pair with the cookies. :)

It's from Clinton NJ and was my Nana's which makes it even more awesome :)

Hannah said...

Now that the temperatures are falling, I'm definitely gravitating back towards the oven... After churning ice cream for months on end, I really miss plain old baking!

Sweetsandals (Barbara) said...

They sound good, and home-y-wholesome.  I especially like things like that for Hubs, who is diabetic.  How much tapioca flour?  And where do you find it?  I've never seen it!

Oh whoops! I didn't change the directions. I subbed in corn starch instead of the tapioca flour! Will update the post!

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