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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Healthy-ish Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


Healthy-ish Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 1/4 cups Whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
6 tbsp butter
2 tbsp low-fat cream cheese or nufatchel cheese
1 cup brown sugar or brown splenda
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup quick oats or whole oats (whole oats make a drier cookie)
1-2 cups choc chips
Optional ½ cup chopped nuts
Heat oven to 350*
Whisk the flour and baking soda in a small bowl. Set aside.
In the mixer cream butter, cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs in one at a time and then add vanilla.
On a very low speed beat in the flour mixture until just incorporated, do not over mix.
Stir in oats and chocolate chips and optional nuts.
Chill for 15-30 mins
Bake on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper for 10 minutes. Do not over-bake.