Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did you wonder if I’d fallen off the face of this planet.

Hell NO!

I’m still getting used to life in Kochi……parents, in-laws….need I say more!

But whats really been keeping me occupied has been an errrr…’assignment’ that I’ve taken on. My latest avatar is as an e-tutor-basically I have to be up at the crack of dawn ungodly hours to teach kids why ‘She and I have to go to the park’ and not ‘She and me’….yup English…and Grammar at that!

It’s hard work. I left my brain behind in the maternity ward 7 years ago and getting it to kick-start is not easy.

And waking up that early is a HUGE effort too. Over the last few years the bed and I have cemented our love for each other. Even if my house were to explode I’d still have to consider if it’s really worth getting out of bed.

So then my dad asked me ‘Are you really enjoying yourself?’

WHAT????????? I have enough trouble living the moment..now I have to enjoy it too????????

Here’s a whole wheat cookie I tried the other day. We are suckers for cookies and these were GOOd..even if I say so myself:)

Whole Wheat Oats Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe Source- Deeba(passionate about baking)

1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup granular sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups oats, powdered (cuz thats the only way my kids will eat ’em)
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped

Method:

In a bowl, stir together the dry ingredients – flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder, salt, chocolate chips, walnuts.

In another big bowl, cream the butter and sugar till fluffy. Next beat in the egg and vanilla extract.

Fold the dry ingredients into the wet. Drop a tablespoon of dough into a lines cookie sheet and gently flatten.

Bake at 180C for 18 minutes, until golden brown.

Remove from oven, leave to cool on trays for 1 minute, then remove to cooling racks and allow to cool completely. Store in an airtight box.

This recipe goes to the ongoing Oats Recipe Event here.

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