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Soft and chewy healthy chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Soft and Chewy Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.

These soft and chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are a healthier choice - lower in sugar and oil and gluten free, too!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free
Keyword flour free cookie recipe, healthy cookie recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 155 kcal


  • ¼ cup vegan buttery spread You can use dairy butter if you prefer
  • cup light brown sugar Or coconut sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup oat flour If you are making your own, take one cup oats and process in the food processor until finely ground
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups old fashioned oats Be sure to use certified gluten free oats if you need to.
  • ¾ cup dairy free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, cream together the vegan buttery spread, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth. 

  2. Add the honey and applesauce and continue to mix.  Add the oat flour, baking soda, and salt, and mix on low speed.

  3. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips. Scoop the dough onto the baking sheet using a cookie scoop. You may need to press the dough together slightly. There should be 8 cookies on a cookie sheet.

  4. Bake for 12-14 minutes at 325 degrees. Let the cookies cool completely on the cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough. Makes 16 cookies.

Recipe Notes

Store cookies in an airtight container. They should stay fresh for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts
Soft and Chewy Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 155 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 100mg4%
Potassium 61mg2%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.