Friday, May 14, 2010
My Very Own Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies!
Katy's Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
(Makes a fairly small batch of 11-12 cookies)
-1/2 cup whole wheat flour
-1/2 cup old fashioned or quick cook oats
-1/2 tsp baking powder
-1/4 tsp baking soda
-1/4 tsp salt
-1 TBSP ground flax seeds
-1 1/2-2 TBSP warm water
-1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
-2 TBSP agave nectar
-1 tsp vanilla
-3 scoops of Stevia Extract (Let me explain this one-I buy this little bottle of organic ground Stevia Leaf from Trader Joe's. The scoop inside the bottle is tiny. I used 3 of those tiny scoops for this cookie recipe. You could really use any alternative sweetener to taste or real sugar if you didn't mind the extra calories.)
-Chocolate chips (I have a food scale and I used 45 grams.) ***I use the Ghiradelli semi-sweet chocolate chips-they are vegan and SOOO good!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Mix dry ingredients together (the first 5 ingredients).
Mix the ground flax seed and warm water together in a small container and set aside.
Mix applesauce, agave, stevia, and vanilla together--then add the flax seed mix to it.
Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients until well mixed.
Then add chocolate chips to the mixture and mix well.
Spray a cookie sheet with nonstick spray. Using a cookie scoop, place cookies on cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cookies are firm.