These easy cookies have cakey a texture and a deep, nutty flavor from the use of whole grains, which also gives them a rustic look. When they come out of the oven they're soft. Once cooled they will crisp up nicely.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Whole-Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies
Total:
2 hr 40 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
about 4 dozen
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 40 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
about 4 dozen
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Combine the flours, wheat germ, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugars with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until well blended, then beat in the vanilla.

At low speed, add the flour mixture in batches until just combined. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the chocolate chips.

Position the racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven and preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.

Drop heaping tablespoons of the dough onto the lined baking sheets, leaving about 2 inches of space between them (you should fit about 12 cookies on each baking sheet).

Bake until the cookies are slightly golden around the edges, 14 to 15 minutes. Let cool for about 3 minutes, then transfer the cookies with a spatula to a wire rack to cool completely (or for as long as you can wait).

Cook's Note

In our diabetic-friendly desserts, we use small amounts of sweeteners in accordance with guidelines set up by the American Diabetic Association. As with all sweets, moderation is important.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Extra-Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Wayne Harley Brachman

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Deep-Fried Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Recipe courtesy of George Duran

Peanut Butter-Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chocolate-Hazelnut Drop Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Homemade Orange Marmalade and Hand-Rolled Whole-Grain Crackers

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking