Oatmeal Chocolate Chip and Bean Cookies

Do you see a trend here? Low fat/high fiber cookies that taste good…there’s nothing wrong with that!

Cooking spray
1 1/2 c. old-fashioned oats
2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. Great Northern or cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 T water
3 T butter, softened
1 c firmly packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly coat two cookie sheets with cooking spray.

In blender, process oats until finely ground, but not powdery. In a bowl, combine with flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Pour beans into a separate bowl. Add water and use the back of a spoon the mash the beans until they are blended with the water into a paste. Add butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat well.

Beat in oat and flour mixture on low.

Stir in chocolate chips by hand.

Drop batter (1 T at a time) onto prepared baking sheets.

Bake 15-17 minutes

Transfer to wire racks to cool.

from Epicurious.com

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