Whole Grain Double Chocolate Cookies

Sometimes, when you have a hankering for cookies, there’s nothing better than filling your house with the amazing aroma of baking cookies. This recipe sure satisfied my sweet tooth this morning!DSCN0911

The obligatory ingredient shot. DSCN0913

The secret to chewy cookies is about taking the time to cream the sugar and butter together. DSCN0914

This recipe called for sifted whole grain flour. I used a fine mesh sieve to remove the wheat germ. (Don’t throw it out, though! Put it back in the bags for a future recipe!)DSCN0915

Next, add all of your dry ingredients to the bowl. DSCN0917

Then mix it all together to incorporate the ingredients. DSCN0918

Here they all are, before going in the oven. DSCN0919

And here they are, coming out!DSCN0920These beauties were the perfect addition to a lazy Sunday. Serve with a cold glass of milk and enjoy!

Whole Grain Double Chocolate Cookies

You will need:

  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons softened butter

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5 cup sifted whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

 

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Generously grease cookie sheets.

In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the vanilla and eggs. Combine the whole wheat flour, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt, gradually blend into the creamed mixture. Fold in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.

Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

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2 Comments on “Whole Grain Double Chocolate Cookies”

  1. […] get enough of that that chewy, sweet, melty chocolatey flavour (hence my attempt to make them a little healthier). Another weird craving: Salt and vinegar chips. I am so not a fan normally, but one day, a […]

  2. Jessica says:

    I love Chocolate Cookies so i am gonna try at my home.


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