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!
S’mores Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 stick or 8 Tbsp. unsalted butter- softened to room temperature
- ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
- ½ cup white sugar
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup quick oats
- 2 cups or 4 servings S’mores Granola
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- ¼ cup shredded coconut
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- ½ tsp. sea salt
- 1 cup chocolate chips
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 salt.
Mix until blended.
Add chocolate chips.
Bake for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.