Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies


Healthy Eating and Healthy Living ~ two of my top {personal} priorities lately, but, this girl still loves to eat and to bake ~ what to do?  I've been converting some of my usual recipes into healthier ones but also got the Hungry Girl to the Max Cookbook.  The first recipe I tried was this Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Softie ~ it was delicious.  Even my husband and kids loved them

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Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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  • ¼ cup brown sugar {not packed}
  • 3 packets of Truvia {you can also use 2 tablespoons of Splenda or 2 tablespoons of sugar}
  • 2 tablespoons light whipped butter or light buttery spread at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons no-sugar-added applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free liquid egg substitute
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup old-fashioned oats
  • 3 tablespoons mini semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
  • In a medium bowl, thoroughly whisk brown sugar, Truvia, butter, applesauce, egg substitute, and vanilla extract.
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt and stir until smooth. Fold in oats and chocolate chips.
  • Spoon batter onto the sheet in 6 evenly spaced mounds. Use the back of a spoon to spread and flatten into 3-inch circles.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a softie comes out clean, about 10 minutes.


111 mg sodium, 23 g carbs, 2.5 g fiber, 10.5 g sugars, 3 g protein Note: if sugar is used: 157 calories, 27 g carbs, and 14.5 g sugars.

As with any of my recipes, calorie counts and nutritional information varies greatly depending on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish.

Author: Mary Beth

If you want to share the goodness you can write the name of this little goodie on one side of a popsicle stick, the nutritional info on the other and give to a friend whose watching what they eat as well!

I bought my cookbook at Sam's Club but you can get it for a little less at Amazon.

Linking to:  French Country Cottage, One Artsy Mama, 504 Main, Romantic Home, Tidy Mom, A Jennuine Life, Chic on a Shoestring Decorating, One Project Closer, Parlo & Logi, A Night Owl Blog, I {heart} Nap Time, Flamingo Toes, Uncommon DesignsCrafty Scrappy Happy

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  1. Oh....I am trying so hard to eat heathier! I love this recipe! I was just about to give up on chocolate chip cookies!

    Have a blessed and wonderful day!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      I'm trying hard, too, Karianne ~ my problem is I LOVE to eat, but I'm keeping healthy snacks around the house and trying a lot of new recipes so that's helping.

      Have a fabulous week and thanks SO MUCH for stopping by!

      Mary Beth

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  4. These cookies sound tasty, I think I'll have to try them this weekend.
    I found you via Parlo & Logi's F-it Friday. Have a good weekend!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks, Mel ~ it's nice to "meet" you!

  5. These look tasty. I like that they use whole wheat flour, that's all I have on hand so I won't have to buy regular flour.

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks, Toodie! I think it will be great with whole wheat flour. I usually use whatever I have on hand, also.

      Have a wonderful weekend!

      ~Mary Beth~

  6. This not only looks good, but are good for you - win-win! I am a new follower! I found your link on Flamingo Toes. I would love for you to link up to my weekly linky party Fluster Muster on Wednesday’s @

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Robin ~it's a pleasure to meet you! Thanks for the invite to your linky party on Wednesday ~ I would love to stop by and link up.

      Have a wonderful week.

      ~Mary Beth~

  7. Jocie@TheBetterHalf says:

    These look great, Mary Beth. I haven't cooked with Truvia yet, but I'm eager to give it a try! 🙂

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks, Jocie ~ I use Truvia a lot and really like it. : )

  8. I've pinned these to my Good n' Healthy board - and I love the little popsicle stick label/tag! Thanks for linking up at Thrifty to Nifty Thursdays!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Jenn!

  9. Holly Lefevre says:

    This makes me happy. Hoping ot make these tomorrow! YUM! Featuring the recipe on Tickled Pink!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Holly! : )