Chewy Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a modified version of the chewy oatmeal raisin cookies from Nick Malgieri's book, Perfect Light Desserts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and set the rack on the lower and upper thirds of the oven.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the Smart Balance and granulated sugar until smooth. Mix in the brown sugar, then the egg, egg white, applesauce, and vanilla.
  4. Stir in the dry ingredients, then the oats, walnuts and chocolate chips.
  5. Drop the batter by rounded teaspoons 2-inches apart on the baking sheets and use a fork to gently flatten the dough.
  6. Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes. Rotate baking sheets during baking for even heating.
  7. Storage: Once cool, store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.