Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 54
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 85.2
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.9 mg
  • Sodium: 72.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Number of Servings: 54


    1/2 cup hard margarine, softened
    1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
    1 cup packed light brown sugar (or Brown Splenda)
    1/2 cup white sugar
    2 eggs
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    3 cups quick-cooking oats (or old fashioned)
    1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (optional: 1 cup chopped walnuts)


Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, apple sauce, brown sugar, and white sugar until smooth.

Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.

Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until just blended.

Mix in the quick oats, walnuts, and chocolate chips.

Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.

Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Number of Servings: 54

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PRAIRIEDAWNPAM.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I made a few minor subs: unsalted butter for margarine, 2 egg whites for one of the eggs, added 2 c chocolate chips instead of 1, and made about 5-dozen medium-small cookies, making the calorie count about the same. Excellent, and hubby (who hates health food) wouldn't keep his paws off! - 5/28/08

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    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I loooooooooooooooooooooove these. Love them. So so so good. I flattened them down first, cooked them a little longer, and flipped them over halfway through - made for a less cake-y more cookie-ish cookie. So good! - 7/21/08

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    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Definate 5, but they do take a little longer to cook than expected. I love a chewy cookie and these fit the bill just great! - 1/29/09

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    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    The best! I have little faith in "fixed" baked goods - but these were delicious and even my very picky son ate them up!!! - 12/14/08

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    Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Yum! I give them 4.5 stars, my husb.says 3.5 because they "taste healthy" - which is why I give them 4.5! I used old fashioned oats which I'm sure contributes to that. Otherwise followed the recipe exactly, but did bake for 15 instead of 12. I enjoy the hearty flavor and it's a filling cookie. - 7/11/09