Oatmeal Chia Coconut Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These Chocolate Chip Cookies are chewy, buttery, and packed full of rich chocolate flavour. This is THE best chocolate chip cookie recipe you will ever find! 

If you are feeling a major cookie crave coming on, consider making these Chocolate Chip Cookies, or these ultra chocolate-y Bailey’s Thumbprint Cookies. Feel like citrus is the answer? Check out these Lemon Rosemary Shortbread

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Oatmeal Chia Coconut Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can I describe these cookies for you? They’re somehow chewy and crispy at the same time…and the secret is toasted coconut. The toasted coconut gives maximum flavour and crunch, so it’s worth the extra effort to toast it.

These cookies are buttery and oozing chocolate flavour, plus they are full of good ingredients to give you energy for the day.

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies. EVER.

These, my friends, are special cookies. If you’re looking for that perfect chocolate chip recipe, then you’ve come to the right place. Sure, you could google ‘perfect chocolate chip cookie’ and come up with what seems like an infinite amount of recipes, but really you only need one. This one.

Am I tooting my own horn or showing off? Nope…because this wonderful cookie recipe comes courtesy of another blogger and fellow Food Bloggers of Canada member, Laureen King. She’s the talented blogger behind Art & the Kitchen and whenever I need food or photography inspiration, her blog is one of the first I will visit.

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I first made these cookies last fall for my youngest son’s first football game. His junior high school team took a bus from the school to the football field and I was concerned that many of the boys, well really they are almost men…some of them are over 6 feet, wouldn’t have their all important after school snack.

I wanted to make sure they had a bit of an energy boost before the big game. I’m sad to say that they lost and the whole season was pretty dismal, but many of the boys remember the cookies and ask if I’ll be sending any for the pre game bus rides next year. Who could resist a request like that?

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How to Make Cookie Dough

Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

I usually begin baking cookies by creaming the butter and sugar together. This takes a bit of elbow grease so using a stand mixer is a lifesaver!

Cream the butter and sugar together until the mixture turns a nice pale yellow colour and becomes fluffy in texture. Add in the eggs one at a time, then add the vanilla extract.

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In a separate large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients (flour, oatmeal, coconut, chia or poppy seed, and hemp seed, baking powder, baking soda, and salt) together.

Gradually add the dry mixture into the wet mixture while the mixer is running on the lowest setting.

Scrape the sides of the mixing bowl and then finish mixing the cookie dough by hand. Add in the chocolate chips and mix to distribute.

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How to Bake the Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

Ovens can often vary widely in temperature. When the temperature dial says 350 F, it may be still baking at a few degrees above or below this optimal cookie temperature.

In this cookie recipe, I have given a range of 10-14 minute baking time with 12 minutes being the average bake time. If you enjoy soft baked cookies, aim for less time, if you like them crunchy aim for more baking time.

The first time you bake these cookies, it’s important to keep a close eye on how they are baking so you end up with the kind of cookie texture you enjoy.

Cool the cookies on a wire rack, then enjoy!

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Yield: 24 Cookies

Oatmeal Chia Coconut Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies

A stack of chocolate chip cookies on a black background.

These Chocolate Chip Cookies are chewy, buttery, and packed full of rich chocolate flavour. This is THE best chocolate chip cookie recipe you will ever find.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup oatmeal
  • ¾ cup toasted coconut
  • ¼ cup chia seeds (or poppy seeds)
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ tsp Baking powder
  • ½ tsp Baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

    1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl: flour, oatmeal, coconut, chia (poppy seed) and hemp seed, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
    2. Using a mixer, beat butter with brown sugar until creamy, then add the egg and vanilla.
    3. Gradually add flour mixture into butter mixture on low. Don't worry if the batter is a bit stiff.
    4. Finish stirring the batter by hand when you add in the chocolate chips to make sure there is no flour left in the bottom of the bowl.
    5. Scoop out the batter in equal amounts and drop on a cookie sheet.
    6. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 350 F, depending on how hot your oven is.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 184Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 160mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 10gProtein: 3g

Nutritional calculation was provided by Nutritionix and is an estimation only. For special diets or medical issues please use your preferred calculator.

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9 comments

  1. Patricia

    Great personality. Love it.

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  2. sugarlovespices

    Wow, Bernice, they look really good! And I’m sure they are delicious: chewy and crunchy at the same time, with the delightful flavor added from the coconut.

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  3. Cristina @ I Say Nomato

    These sound amazing – and that picture is gor-geous! The coconut must really add a nice chewiness to them, and I’ve never thought of adding chia and hemp seeds to my cookies but I might have to start!

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    1. dishnthekitchen

      Thanks Cristina, I think I may have to make another batch soon…

      Reply

  4. Teresa

    These sound wonderful. I can never say what sort of chocolate chip cookie is my favourite, because I love them all – crispy, cakey, soft, oatmeal, coconut, double chocolate – there are so many permutations!

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    1. dishnthekitchen

      That’s what I like about these! They are soft but crunchy because of the coconut and chia seeds. They tick all the boxes for me.

      Reply

  5. Karen

    I made these and they were awesome! I’m making another batch today. I added ground flax seed. I cooked the second batch quite a bit longer than the first batch (forgot about them) and I found that I liked the browner cookies a little better. Thanks for the good and healthy recipe!

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    1. Bernice Hill

      So glad to hear this Karen, thanks for letting me know. These are my favourite cookies to bake(and eat!)

      Reply

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