This sweet and filling recipe was prepared by our students this past Saturday and not only they but their parents fell in love with it! High in fiber, antioxidants and flavor, the sweet potato is a great substitute for the usual butter in cookie recipe. Enjoy anytime of the day!
Sweet potato oats chocolate chip cookies
This delicious recipe is high in fiber, antioxidants and flavor. The sweet potato is a great substitute for the usual butter in cookies recipes.
Servings 12 cookies
- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 3/4 cup sweet potato cooked, cool, mashed
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 each eggs whole
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups oatmeal quick oats
- 1 cup cranberries optional
- 1 cup chocolate chips dark
Preheat oven to 375 F degrees. Stir in the dried cranberries and chocolate chips. Leave at least 1/2 inch of separation in between each.
Lightly spray 3 cooking trays with cooking spray.
Mix the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and set aside. Add oats to flour mixture. In a large bowl, beat the sweet potato, oil, sugar, vanilla and eggs until smooth. Incorporate everything and mix well.
Spoon out 12 balls of dough in each cooking sheet.
Bake for 18 minutes. Once done transfer to cookie rack to cool down. *
Store leftover cookies in air tight container.
* Since ovens may have a variation on temperature due to calibration, keep and eye on your cookies. You will know that they are ready once they start looking golden brown.