We’ve done a bit of baking over the past few weeks, primarily to share with friends and preschool teachers, but one of our favorite recipes is this one for Low Sugar Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies for Toddlers. They manage to be both chewy and crispy, and yet they have less butter and sugar than many comparable recipes. And whole grains to boot!
Lower Sugar Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies for Toddlers
The batch also comes together in one bowl and makes enough to share with friends and keep some for your own family, no matter the occasion. The range of add-ins help the cookies have a really awesome texture, without needing excess added sugars. Plus, each bite-size cookie is small, making them perfectly sized for your little eaters.
Feel free to use different dried fruit if you prefer or to try these as a straight up oatmeal raisin cookie by omitting the chocolate. They’re a lower sugar chocolate chip cookie that everyone in the house will enjoy!
- 1/4 cup butter, softened at room temperature
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
- 3/4 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup snipped dried cranberries, cherries, or raisins
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: about 30 cookies