Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
Active time
25 minutes
Total time
25 minutes
2 dozen cookies

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 ¼ cups quick-cooking oats

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

½ cup peanut butter

⅓ cup olive oil

¼ cup granulated sugar

½ cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 large eggs

⅔ cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

1 cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt in small bowl.
  3. Beat oil, peanut butter, sugars, and vanilla extract in large mixing bowl until creamy.  Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture.  
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  5. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks.



Recipe courtesy of Sargent Choice Nutrition Center at Boston University. An Oldways photo (Kelly Toups).

How'd it Taste?

Olive oil was rancid, so subbed coconut oil. This recipe is pretty good! Will make again! Thanks!
My whole family loved these. I had a monster cookie recipe that this will now replace, as this is much healthier and just as delicious!

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