Carob-Walnut Cookies

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Clean carob chips replace the not-so-natural store-bought chocolate chips to create a healthier version of Americaʼs favorite cookie. Adding walnuts for extra crunch, and a few omega-6s, this clean cookie is even tastier . . . and healthier, too.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Makes: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 100% whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup Sucanat
  • ¾ cup all-natural, organic honey
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened carob chips
  • 1 cup crushed natural walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare a baking sheet with aluminum foil and olive oil spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, baking soda, and baking powder, and blend well. Add the applesauce, Sucanat, honey, and vanilla to the dry ingredients, and mix to combine. Fold in the carob chips and walnuts.
  • Drop the cookie mix onto the baking sheet in rounded heaping teaspoons. Bake for 10–15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Recipe Information

Makes: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 100% whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup Sucanat
  • ¾ cup all-natural, organic honey
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened carob chips
  • 1 cup crushed natural walnuts

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare a baking sheet with aluminum foil and olive oil spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, baking soda, and baking powder, and blend well. Add the applesauce, Sucanat, honey, and vanilla to the dry ingredients, and mix to combine. Fold in the carob chips and walnuts.
  • Drop the cookie mix onto the baking sheet in rounded heaping teaspoons. Bake for 10–15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories140
Total Fat4.5g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium100mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars14g
Protein3g