Lentil Oatmeal Chocolate Chippers

Makes 36 cookies
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup margarine
1 egg
1 – 1/2 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup lentils, cooked and pureed
1 – 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda

2 cups quick cooking rolled oats

1 – 1/2 cups chocolate chips

3/4 cup pecans, chopped (optional)

● Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
● In a bowl, cream together sugar and margarine.
● Add egg just until blended.
● Add vanilla and lentil puree and mix until blended.
● Sift flour, salt and soda together.
● Add flour mixture one-third (1/3) at a time to creamed mixture.
● Mix on low until just blended.
● Add oats, chocolate chips and pecans and lightly blend.
● Scoop 1 tsp of dough onto a greased cookie sheet 1 inch apart and flatten with a fork.
● Bake for 12-15 minutes – be sure not to over bake.

Source: Discover the Pulse Potential, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers