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Oatmeal and Chocolate Chips Cookies

No recipe image available.Applesauce adds moisture and makes these wholesome oatmeal chocolate chip cookies a low-fat choice in treats.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place the sugar and butter in a large bowl and cream together. Add the applesauce, egg and vanilla and beat well to incorporate; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add, a bit at a time, to the butter mixture, beating to combine after each addition. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips.
  4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow to stand on the sheet for about a minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.