Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
Active time
25 minutes
Total time
25 minutes
2 dozen cookies
Serving Size
1 cookie

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).


Calories: 170
Total Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 125mg
Carbohydrate: 16g
Fiber: 1g
Total Sugar: 9g (Added Sugar: 9g)
Protein: 4g

Yield: 2 dozen cookies

Serving Size: 1 cookie

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!
Arlene Reid
Nutrition info please? Calories, carbs, protein, fat
Hi Arlene -- We've just updated the recipe to include nutrition information. Per one cookie: calories: 170, total fat: 11g, saturated fat: 2g, carbohydrate: 16g, protein: 4g

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