Best-Ever Chocolate Cookies

Stir up a batch of delicious chocolate cookies using whole grain oats and high-fiber cereal.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 42

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
eggs
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup Fiber One™ original bran cereal
1 1/2
cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
3/4
cup white vanilla baking chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together butter, sugars and eggs. In small bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; stir into butter mixture. Stir in cereal, oats and baking chips.
  • 2 Onto ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 9 minutes. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely before storing in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

For double chocolate cookies, replace the vanilla chips with semisweet or dark chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.