Who doesn’t love a gooey chocolate chip cookie? It’s one treat that has that instant ‘feel-good’ factor, no matter the time of the day. And if we are talking about oatmeal cookies, it has all the delicious goodness with the added fibre and micro-nutrients of oats.
A popular theory suggests that oatmeal cookies originated from oatcakes that soldiers used to carry with them for an energy boost during battle. Oatmeal cookies have been around since the 1800s. And because of the ingredients that can be found in every layman’s kitchen, they will be around for generations to come.
The nutrients of the fibre rich oats along with some delicious chocolate chips make it gooey on the inside and crunchy chewy on the outside. Just like Oatmeal, chocolates are said to be rich in antioxidants. Apart from its mouth-watering twist and dopamine-inducing properties, did you know that chocolate helps in reducing the chances of having a stroke? Considered as one of the healthiest cookies-Choco-oatmeal cookies also have a lower calorie count.
You can always add some delicious nuts and berries or a bit of peanut butter or Nutella to suit your sweet tooth. But if you’re looking for the classic version here’s a quick recipe for Choco-Oatmeal Cookies. So grab a tall glass of milk and let’s get baking!