Friday, June 4, 2010

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love these cookies because they're a bit lighter thanks to the applesauce that replaces some butter, and they've got some fiber thanks to the whole wheat flower and oats. BUT they don't taste like it!!! You're just going to have to trust me until you try them. But if you can't take my word for it, check HERE for a second opinion. :)

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Adapted from the Sisters' Cafe

1 ¼ cups brown sugar
1 ¼ cups sugar
1 cup butter
1/4 cup applesauce
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 ¼ teaspoon baking powder
1 ¼ teaspoon salt
2 ½ cups wheat flour
2 ½ cups oats
2 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips

Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients and then chocolate chips. Scoop rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. *Makes 3-4 dozen.

**I love oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips!! (I made some of both, because the hubs likes chocolate chips better.)