Saturday, March 16, 2013

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I dont know anyone who doesnt like chocolate chip cookies and these are delicious AND low fat!  However, you have to be careful on the amount that you eat, like anything else.  These are still an indulgence despite the low calorie count.

Recipe from Skinny Taste.
Yields 15 cookies
190 calories per cookie

1 c all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp margarine, room temperature
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
1 large egg
1/4 c unsweetened applesauce
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 c quick oats
3/4 c dark chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350.
Line 2 baking sheets with wax paper.

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, & cinnamon.

In a large bowl, with a hand mixer, cream together the margarine & the sugars at medium speed.
Add the egg, followed by the applesauce & vanilla extract.
With a whisk, stir in the flour mixture & the oats until just combined.
Then stir in the chocolate chips.

Drop 15 tablespoons full of the dough onto the baking sheets.
Bake for 12 minutes.

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