Healthier Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Healthier Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Healthier Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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"These cookies are amazing but I wanted to add some grains and cut the fat. By adding some cheerios and kiwi puree I have done just that. They taste great and have vitamins and antioxidants."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen cookies Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two baking sheets.
  2. Cream together the butter, kiwi, brown sugar and white sugar in a large bowl, until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla extract. Combine flour, baking soda, and toasted oat cereal in a bowl; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, fold in the chocolate chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until light brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Notes:
  • Mexican vanilla extract can be found in Mexican grocery stores. If you can't find it, feel free to substitute regular vanilla extract.
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 24, 2012

The Cheerios and pureed kiwi was an interesting twist so I wanted to give it a try. To be honest I didn't know what to expect after I decided to make this recipe. I happen to have all the ingredients on hand, well I had Peanut Butter Cheerios and Chocolate Cheerios so I went with the Peanut Butter. The cookies didn't brown much when I took them out of the oven. I allowed them to cool and tasted and was surprised this is a fantastic cake-like cookie.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 16, 2014

Didn't care for texture of dough, plus lacked in flavour.

 
Sep 09, 2013

I to randomly had all the ingredients, i used rolled oats and mine were just a hair on the dry side. But supper easy. I love the kind of recipes that you just mix it all together and bake. They were devoured at my house dry or not. And my 4 yr old just loved helping me make them.

 
Sep 16, 2014

I was seriously disappointed with this recipe. They may be healthier, but for me it definitely took a toll on the taste.

 
Apr 06, 2014

WOW!!!! these are the best cookies ever!!! my husband and daughters loved them so much. I like the fact that I can used my old cheerios cereal and kiwi!!! I am guessing you could use any other fruit to make them. I KEEPER!

 
Jan 18, 2014

Love this recipe, these cookies disappeared in a blink of an eye. Trying it with sound other mix ins, and fully expecting it to be equally fantastic.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 119 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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