Chocolate Ginger Bliss Oatmeal Cookies

by Lori Yates of Foxes Love Lemons

It’s National Chocolate Chip Day! You can celebrate while still making smart snacking choices. Here, we used buckwheat flour, cinnamon and our healthy but decadent Chocolate Ginger Bliss. Enjoy!

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Makes: about 20 cookies

Prep time: 15 minutes   

Cook time: 11 minutes 

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of sea salt 
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup NatureBox Chocolate Ginger Bliss, larger pieces coarsely chopped

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl, stir together oats, flours, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. 

2. In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat butter and brown sugar with until fluffy, scraping bowl occasionally about 1 to 2 minutes. Add egg, agave nectar and vanilla; beat 30 seconds. Add oat mixture; beat until just combined. Fold in Chocolate Ginger Bliss.

3. Drop about 2 tablespoons cookie dough 2 inches apart onto parchment-lined cookie sheets. Bake until edges of cookies are golden brown and centers are slightly soft, about 11 to 12 minutes, rotating cookie sheets halfway through baking. Cool cookies on cookie sheets 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack. 

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Lori is a Detroit-area food writer, recipe developer and restaurant reviewer. She’s usually found in the kitchen cooking up something that undoubtedly involves beets, lemons or coconut for her blog, Foxes Love Lemons. Check out more of her recipes here.