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Chocolate Chip Spice Cookies

This December, brighten someone’s day with the gift of healthier baked goods! Placed in a holiday tin or wrapped with a bow, chocolate chip spice cookies are the perfect treat to bring to a holiday party. Whether visiting family, friends, or having a work party, healthier cookies will be a welcome addition in the sea of unhealthy treats.

Chocolate Chip Spice Cookies are packed with wholesome ingredients like walnuts, rolled oats, whole wheat flour, and applesauce to reduce caloric content while maximizing nutrients. These cookies are made without butter and without white or brown sugar yet they maintain a traditional taste and texture. Adding warming cinnamon spice makes these cookies perfect for celebrating cold winter festivities.

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1 cup rolled oats (not instant or steel-cut)
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 whole egg
2 Tbs. canola or grapeseed oil
1/3 cup applesauce (unsweetened)
½ cup maple syrup
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate or butterscotch chips

Preheat oven to 350ᵒ F. Combine oats, flours, cinnamon, sea salt, and baking soda. In a separate bowl, blend egg, oil, applesauce, maple syrup and vanilla. Pour liquid mixture into dry mixture and stir well to combine. Fold in walnuts and chips. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet and bake 12-14 minutes until golden brown.
Avenanthramides (antioxidants in oats)
Beta glucans
Cinnamaldehyde (antioxidant in cinnamon)


About Grace O

Grace O has been cooking and baking professionally and recreationally all of her adult life. As a child in Southeast Asia, she learned the culinary arts by her mother’s side in her family’s cooking school. She became so well versed in hospitality and the culinary arts, she eventually took over the cooking school and opened three restaurants. She is widely credited with popularizing shrimp on sugar-cane skewers and being one of the first culinarians to make tapas a global trend. She has cooked for ruling families and royalty. Grace O’s move to America precipitated a career in healthcare, inspired by her father, who was a physician. Twenty years and much hard work later, she operates skilled nursing facilities in California. Grace O strives to create flavorful food using the finest ingredients that ultimately lead to good health. Her recipes, although low in saturated fat, salt, and sugar, are high in flavor. Grace employs spices from all over the world to enliven her dishes, creating food that is different and delicious. She believes that food can be just as effective at fighting aging as the most expensive skin creams. And since she’s over 50 herself, she’s living proof of that.
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