Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip, Coconut Peanut Cookies

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Cookies!! These are a little healthier, I used yogurt and coconut oil in place of butter. I was out of walnuts so I used peanuts instead and added coconut just for kicks!

Ingredients:
1 c whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp table salt
1 c coconut palm sugar or packed light brown sugar
1/4 c plain 0% fat Greek yogurt
2 TBSP coconut oil
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/3 c uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats
1 c chocolate chips
1/2 c chopped peanuts
1/2 c unsweetened shredded coconut

Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar, yogurt, coconut oil, egg, and vanilla until well combined. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

Stir in the nuts, oats, chocolate chips, and shredded coconut.

Using a little cookie/ice cream scoop, drop dough by the teaspoonful (large, rounded, heaping teaspoons) onto the prepared baking sheets.

Bake for 10 minutes until very lightly browned – don’t overbake them. This is crucial – they’ll still be soft and not totally set in the centers, but take them out anyway.

Remove baking sheet from oven and place on a cooling rack – let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for a while, then remove them directly to the cooling rack to cool.

Makes about 3 dozen small cookies.

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