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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 40
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 69.2
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.4 mg
  • Sodium: 53.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Mint Chocolate Chip-Oat Cookies

Submitted by: PHULLER
Mint Chocolate Chip-Oat Cookies

Introduction

You'll never know these cookies are lower in fat! Customize your cookies by using any flavor of "chips" you prefer! You'll never know these cookies are lower in fat! Customize your cookies by using any flavor of "chips" you prefer!
Number of Servings: 40

Ingredients

    4 Tbsp "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Cooking and Baking Blend"
    1/3 cup low fat cream cheese (1/3 less fat)
    1 cup light brown sugar, packed
    2 large egg yolks
    3/4 tsp vanilla extract
    1/2 cup oat flour*
    1/2 cup all purpose flour
    1/3 cup whole wheat flour
    3/4 tsp baking soda
    1/4 tsp salt
    5 ounces dark chocolate and mint chips
    *NOTE: To make oat flour, place oats in a food processor or blender until they achieve a flourlike consistency.

Tips

Every cookie platter should have a chocolate chip cookie. This cookie provides a lower fat option, with a holiday hint of mint. I used a limited edition dark chocolate and mint mix; however a dark chocolate chip could be used (substitute peppermint flavoring for the vanilla). These are a favorite of my grandchildren, so you know they passed the "kid" test for flavor.

This recipe was created by Patricia Huller C.C.E., M.Ed., a culinary instructor and healthy baking expert from Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute, especially for SparkRecipes.


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Prepare baking pans by spraying with canola oil spray. You may also line pans with parchment paper or use a silicone baking liner.
Cream the "butter," cream cheese and brown sugar on high speed using a mixer. Once the mixture is fluffy, reduce the speed to low and add the egg yolks and vanilla. Mix until combined. Combine the the flours, baking soda, salt, and chips in a bowl. Add to the butter mixture and mix by hand until well blended.
Drop heaping teaspoons onto a baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Flatten lightly with the bottom of a glass that has been moistened with water.
Bake 6-7 minutes. Rotate the pans and bake until lightly browned, about another 3 minutes. Be careful not to overbake. Cool and store in tightly sealed container.

Makes 40 Cookies






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  • 14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Splenda makes a brown sugar and you use half the amount of regular brown sugar, which saves not only calories but also cuts down on the sugar! I've used it for several years and you can't tell the difference. Splenda also makes a white sugar for baking that you use half the amount of as well. - 12/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I love the chocolate and mint combo! - 12/10/09

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    These are excellent. I used peppermint extract instead of chips. These make nice thin, chewy cookies. - 10/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Really enjoyed these cookies - stumbled on the dark chocolate/mint chip mix at Walmart; but have made it with chocolate mint chips from the bulk food store too (they aren't quite as minty as the combo pack) but big hit - thank you. Oat flour grinding tip works very nicely by the way. - 1/15/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I tried these cookies and the whole family loved them. I love the fact that there is whole wheat flour and that you make flour with oatmeal. It makes it so much healthier. I wish I could eliminate white flour in my diet. I used mint chocolate chips. The cookies weree delicious!!!! - 12/11/09

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe. The combination of mint and chocolate chip cannont be beat. - 12/10/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Amazing!! I used the new chocolate and mint chips, and just regular i can't beleive it's not butter, you need to leave the cookies on the silpats for a good 2-5 minutes to successfully get them off! But delicious!! - 12/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These are sooo good! I added 1tsp of peppermint extract instead of the mint choc chips. Everyone in my house loved em! Now the real test... staying out of them! - 12/9/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made these using 3/4 tsp. peppermint extract as I didn't have mint chips. Turned out real nice. Thanks! - 2/3/11

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    WOW a cookie you can actually eat ! - 12/10/09

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    yum...one of my favorite flavor combos, chocolate and mint...dessert doesn't get any better than that! - 12/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I didn't have chocolate chips, let alone mint ones, when I was searching for a recipe for my husband's confirmation class this Wednesday. I had him chop up Hershey Special Dark bar and some dried cherries. Everyone loved the results, including a shut-in neighbor. Thanks. - 1/16/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These are really good. I made my own chip mix and made a batch. Kept a dozen and the rest for neighbors. They were so good, I made a second batch to gift!! - 12/9/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My only substitution was Splenda Brown Sugar. They are delicious!!! Thank You. - 12/9/12

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A mi marido le encanta el menta-chocolate, se las prepararé a ver, que opina - 12/9/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Nice switch up of the standard chocolate chip recipe adding more fiber with the oat flour! - 10/1/12

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great! Just bought these chips so now instead of the usual choc. chip cookies I will try this. - 12/15/09

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  • 1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    will try for holidays I like mint and chocolate - 12/10/09

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  • 1 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Gonna try this for Christmas - 12/10/09

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  • 1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I love mint and chocolate chip--what a combination - 12/10/09

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  • No thank you - 12/9/13

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  • I will be substituting real butter for the I cant believe its not butter. I cannot buy into all the chemicals that are in that artificial stuff. - 12/9/13

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  • yummy flavor and crunchy - 11/20/13

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  • These were awesome, did not taste "diet" at all- even to the guys who devoured them. I substituted Splenda brown sugar blend & couldn't tell at all in the taste. - 2/20/13

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  • Delicious! I, too, used the Splenda brown sugar, switched the amount of white flour with the whole wheat and used coconut flour instead of the oats. The grandkids loved it! Substituted semi-sweet chocloate chips andused vanilla flavoring. Will definitely be trying it with the oat flour at some point - 1/5/13

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  • Great recipe! - 1/2/13

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  • oh my goodness these are so good . they make you want to eat warm cookies all night long . i have been using the mix of flour and wheat flour for a while . like this blend . - 12/27/12

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  • Even though it is Christmas, I could not find a chocolate and mint combo, so I used chocolate peanut butter for a more traditional cookie. This is a very tasty alternative! - 12/18/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I want to try this as a cookie without the chocolate. Maybe some finely diced dried fruit instead of some of the sugar. Any ideas or advice? - 12/9/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    How many cookies is one serving? - 12/9/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    IM MAKING THESE TODAY - I LOVE CHOCOLATE MINT COOKIES. - 12/9/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    save - 12/9/12

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  • I went with semi-sweet chips, but I love the oat flavor!! - 1/18/12

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  • This recipe is so good that even after reducing the sugar and shortening it still tasted GREAT! Using a tablespoon cookie scoop, I got 30 cookies out of the recipe. The combination of oat and whole wheat flour gives the cookies a nice texture. Thanks PHULLER! - 12/19/11

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  • Thank you!!! - 12/11/11

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  • sounds good - 12/10/11

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  • Sounds like something that I will definitely try, with one exception: no mint chips, as I really hate the taste of mint in anything. Going to use orange extract and milk chocolate chips instead. Will rate these later. Thanks for posting. - 12/10/11

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  • what can I use instead of the " I can't believe" stuff - 12/10/11

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  • Awesome! I loved the chocolate and the mint together. My whole family loved them. Thanks for sharing. - 12/10/11

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  • yummy! - 12/10/11

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  • SAW MINT CHOC CHIPS IN STORE YESTERDAY! - 12/10/11

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  • These sound yummy. Going to be making them for Christmas. - 12/6/11

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  • yummy - 12/6/11

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  • These are super yummy and as easy as regular cookies! In fact they are my new favorite! To get them to taste and have a texture JUST like regular cookies (not all oaty, unless you like that) we used our coffee grinder to grind the oats to a flour like consistency. This made them really smooth! - 12/24/10

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  • This recipe is FABULOUS! I love mint and these cookies are AMAZING! - 12/20/10

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  • I substituted Ideal calorie free brown sugar. Worked great! - 12/11/10

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  • these are the best oatmeal cookies I have ever tasted - 12/10/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Going grocery shopping for my Christmas baking today, mint chips added to list! I can't wait to try these, YUMMO!! - 12/10/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Going to try my hand at these! - 12/10/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Have not made this recipe but, I will in the next couple of days. But, it sure looks good - 1/19/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I really love mint chocolate chip ice cream, so this would be lower in calories and I can't think I would anything but love it! Thanks for the recipe. It will be terrific! - 12/23/09

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  • O.K.
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    its o.k. - 12/12/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I will try this out for the holidays... thanks! - 12/10/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great I cannot wait to make and share them. - 12/10/09

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Going to add this to cookies for Christmas - 12/10/09

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I'll omit the mint. I'm allergic. - 12/10/09

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I will try this as a holiday gift for one of my co workers and will rate the recipe when I have done so. - 12/10/09

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