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Bev's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Spring 2004, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004), July/August 2012

Your rating: None Average: 4 (1279 votes)

EatingWell reader Beverley Sharpe of California contributed this recipe. She updated a favorite treat by cutting back on sugar and incorporating whole grains. To increase protein, she replaces the rolled oats with 1 cup almond meal.



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176 Reviews for Bev's Chocolate Chip Cookies

01/19/2012
Better the second time around...

I found that processing the oats minimally gives the recipe a great texture and adding an extra 1/4 tsp of salt makes them even more flavorful. The first time I made them they were alright, but the second time around I cannot stop eating them.

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 44 weeks ago

yep, that's the reason! Try

yep, that's the reason! Try half splenda and half brown sugar

01/16/2012
Anonymous
Awesome cookies

the batter is sweet enough that you don't even need chocolate chips! that should cut the calorie too, and also from now on i would just make half of the recipe since it makes a TON of cookies!

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Anonymous wrote 3 years 4 weeks ago

Make the whole recipe and

Make the whole recipe and freeze half the dough in single cookie portions in a freezer bag/container. Then bake as many as you like, as you like!

Anonymous wrote 3 years 7 weeks ago

I used real sugar and they

I used real sugar and they did not flatted for me either. The second batch i made i just fletten the cookie before i out them in the oven.

01/02/2012
Good cookies

I made these cookies for my teenage son who is very picky. Him and his friends all loved them.....I didn't tell them they were healthier!

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12/30/2011
Satisfying

I found this recipe and was hesitant. I have to start eating better. At first I didnt read the instructions just the ingredients. I didnt grind the oats. Came out just as good. More satisfying.
No big deal... But my dough mixture came out crumbly. I had to hand roll and flatten the cookies. Is there something I didnt do?

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12/24/2011
What did I do wrong?

I made the recipe as directed except for using Splenda instead of sugar. Is this the reason the cookies did not flatten for me? Hope someone can help me with this.

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