Avoc-ahh-do Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1 medium avocado, peeled and pit removed
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour (whole, white, wheat flour)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ cup old-fashioned oats, dry
  • 1 ½ cup dark chocolate chips


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together avocado, butter and brown sugar. Stir in vanilla and then eggs one at a time until incorporated.
  2. Combine flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder in a separate mixing bowl. Gradually stir in wet ingredients.
  3. Gently fold in oats and chocolate chips. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place 12 rounded tablespoons of dough onto the parchment paper. Gently flatten each cookie with your hand.
  5. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until slightly golden brown. Remove from oven, cool and store in airtight container for up to three days. 

Sign Up for Health Tips

Get our advice and upcoming events about weight, pain, heart and more.

Find a Physician

Need a physician for your care?