My daughter wanted to bake chocolate chip cookies last weekend.
Rather than the usual recipe, we mixed it up and added some
healthier ingredients such as applesauce, oats, whole wheat flour,
and granola. They tasted decadent despite the healthy twist!
We used our math skills measuring, our arm muscles stirring and
our taste buds every time we bit into a marshmallow. These heavenly
cookies are easy, fun, and delicious!
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix butter, applesauce, white sugar, brown
sugar, and vanilla.
Add eggs, oats, granola, flour, coconut, baking soda, and
Mix until blended.
Add chocolate chips.
Bake for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown around the
Mandy is a mom of two children, who hopes to inspire families to have fun in the kitchen together.
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