Chocolate Chunk and Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

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  • Yield: Makes about 32 cookies

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat, and add brown sugar; stir until smooth. Combine all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking soda, oats, and salt in a medium bowl. Combine butter mixture with the dry ingredients, and add egg and vanilla extract. Fold in walnuts and bittersweet chocolate. Mix well, and spoon by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake for 12 minutes or until tops are dry to the touch.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 92
  • Saturated fat per serving: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
  • Fat per serving: 5g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 12mg
  • Protein per serving: 2g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 11g
  • Sugars per serving: 6g
  • Fiber per serving: 1g
  • Iron per serving: 1mg
  • Sodium per serving: 54mg
  • Calcium per serving: 11mg