The best healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies—chewy & delicious, packed with chocolate chips & made with healthy ingredients.
How many healthy oatmeal cookie recipes does one really need? 1? 2? 17? If you’ve been around Beaming Baker for a while, you know that we are all about the healthy oatmeal cookies… and there’s no limit to how many we can have.
I mean, are healthy peanut butter oatmeal cookies the same as classic healthy oatmeal cookies or no bake oatmeal raisin cookies? Or, perhaps today’s healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies (aka double chocolate healthy oatmeal chocolate chocolate chip cookies!)?
Is there really any such thing as too many healthy oatmeal cookie recipes? I think not! And if you agree, stick around for today’s most delicious healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies—twice the chocolate, twice the yum.
You ready? Let’s bake this!
How to Make Healthy Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Preheat the Oven
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Whisk the Wet Ingredients
Add all of the wet ingredients to a medium mixing bowl: coconut oil, almond butter, coconut sugar, maple syrup, flax eggs and vanilla. Whisk it all together until well mixed.
Stir the Dry Ingredients
In a large mixing bowl, stir together all of the dry ingredients: oats, oat flour, raw cacao powder, baking powder and salt.
Combine the Ingredients
Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients. Grab a rubber spatula, then stir and fold all of the ingredients together until you get a cohesive dough. Fold in chocolate chips. There, you’ve just made your healthy chocolate oatmeal cookie dough! Huzzah!
Scoop the Cookie Dough
Grab a medium cookie scoop, then scoop and drop balls of healthy chocolate oatmeal cookie dough onto the baking sheet you prepped earlier. Press chocolate chips into each ball, then use a fork to flatten cookies to desired thickness.
Bake, Cool and Enjoy
Bake for about 14 minutes, then cool and enjoy the best healthy oatmeal chocolate chocolate chip cookies ever!
Healthy Ingredients for Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Oats & Oat Flour
Oats, and the oat flour made out of just 1 ingredient—oats, are two of my favorite ingredients to use in healthy baking. Oats are fiber-rich (both insoluble and soluble), heart-healthy and packed with nutrients like magnesium, zinc and thiamine. This whole grain has a high content of soluble fiber which keeps you full longer and can reduce the risk of heart disease.
Unsalted, Natural Almond Butter
Make sure to use unsalted, natural almond butter made with just 1 ingredient, almonds, when you make these healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies. Anything else might include added sugars and unhealthy oils.
To make these healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies healthy, I turned to almond butter instead of the usual butter to add a richness and delicious chewiness to these oatmeal cookies. Yay for secretly healthy ingredients!
Raw Cacao Powder
Unsweetened, raw cacao powder is one of the best ingredients to use in healthy chocolate recipes because it’s packed with protein, flavonoids and potassium. Cacao powder can reduce the risk of heart disease, inflammation and diabetes.
Flaxseeds are a superfood that more than lives up to its name, er, category? 😉 Flaxseeds are packed with omega-3 fats, dietary fiber and filling protein. In just one little tablespoon, you can expect 8% of your RDI (recommended daily intake) of vitamin B1, 1,597 mg of Omega-3 fatty acids and nearly 2 grams of fiber. In just 1 tablespoon. Woah!
Here at BB, we use coconut oil (in moderation) in most of our healthy recipes because of its benefits: coconut oil contains healthy fatty acids, which can “encourage your body to burn fat” and “provide quick energy to your body and brain”. Coconut oil can boost heart health and reduce hunger as well.
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Storing and Freezing Your Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
Store your healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies in an airtight container for 1-2 weeks.
You can also freeze your healthy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! Store cookies in a freezer-friendly container. Keep for up to 1-3 months. Thaw at room temperature for about 20 minutes before enjoying.
Double chocolate goodness in the best healthy chocolate oatmeal cookies! Bursting with yummy chocolate chips.
So whaddya think? Can there really be too many healthy oatmeal cookie recipes? Try this one and let me know your answer. 😉 Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to chat and bake with me. I hope you and your loved ones enjoy today’s tasty baking adventure! ‘Til the next one…
Sending you all my love and maybe even a dove, xo Demeter ❤️
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