Saturday, February 28, 2009

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies


Here's another whole wheat cookie recipe. I promise your kids (and your husband) will love them. :) They are still cookies (so don't eat too many), but at least they have the added nutrition of whole wheat flour.

Ingredients:
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (I used 1 cup chocolate chips and 1 cup chopped walnuts)

Directions:
1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
2. Mix sugars, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt (dough will be stiff). Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown (centers will be soft). Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack.

11 comments:

Erin said...

I've never tried completely whole wheat, but I have discovered that you can make almost any recipe half and half (all-purpose and whole wheat) and no one will be the wiser. Thanks for sharing a completely whole wheat recipe.

Terri and Bob said...

Cookies are cookies! My mom used to grind up oatmeal and replace part of the flour with the oatmeal. We never knew the difference!

Anonymous said...

I wonder if they would be too crappy if I made them with Splenda and brown sugar Splenda along with the whole wheat...
Retrohousewife

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Neat recipe! Thanks for posting. I'd like to try it out soon. :)

Susan said...

I will have to try it. Thanks!

Jen said...

The cookies look great.

Blessings each day said...

I am just getting started with blogging, but I love the sharing that goes on and all the wonderful recipes that you have here...I will try to do the same.

God bless you.

momstheword said...

Oh you did not just say whole wheat. Are you kidding me? That is to cool and I can't wait to try it! I just won't tell my kids....lol!

gigi said...

Can't wait to try this recipe.
My brother and I just ground about 20 lbs of wheat last Thursday night. I've got a new grinder it's a Kitchen Mill. I think it's amazing. I just learned to make bread last month using my kitchen aid mixer with the dough hook and we love it! I've started looking for more whole wheat recipes. Thanks.

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