Sweet Treats

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with a Healthy Twist





This recipe is from Averie Cooks


1 large egg
1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned whole rolled oats (not instant or quick cook)
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon, added to taste
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
pinch salt, optional and to taste
1 heaping cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup raisins or nuts, optional and to taste1/2 cup of organic hemp hearts
1/4 cup of ground chia seeds


  1. Mix together egg, butter, sugars, vanilla.
  2. Add oats, flour, cinnamon, baking soda, optional salt.
  3. Add the chocolate chips, optional raisins or nuts, and seeds.
  4. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with baking paper. Roll into balls and space about nine cookies per sheet.