This Chocolate Chip Coconut Power Cookie recipe is the bomb! We LOVE these cookies! And the most awesome thing? There is no oil or butter in the recipe. They are perfect for a snack and give you added energy without making you feel sick like a normal cookie. Think of a granola bar disguised as a cookie. Yum!!
1 cup wheat flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup applesauce
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup almonds, finely chopped (can substitute walnuts)
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup chocolate chips (can use raisins as a substitute)
1. mix the flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a large mixing bowl. In a separate medium bowl, mix the sugar, apple sauce, and vanilla. Add applesauce mixture to dry mixture and stir until well combined. fold in the almonds, coconut and chocolate chips.
2. form into 1″ balls. Place 12 balls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Makes approximately 2 dozen cookies.
* One other note: We keep these cookies in the freezer and pull out a handful when we are going out to town so there will be something to munch on. They are perfect for little outings.