Easy double chocolate muesli cookies

“Everything’s good, so long as it’s chocolate,” DH never tires of telling me. And he may have a point. So when I was considering baking a batch of weekend cookies, I naturally thought of making chocolatey ones. But you know me, I couldn’t make anything so altogether unhealthy as just a regular chocolate cookie. 

Meanwhile, my recipe for easy muesli cookies is one of the most popular on Family-Friends-Food. Probably because a) they’re super easy to make, b) they taste fantastic and c) you can persuade yourself that they’re healthy because they contain muesli! So it wasn’t exactly a huge leap of the imagination to attempt a chocolate version of this biscuity delight. And I’m thrilled to share the wonderful results of this highly successful baking experiment with you 🙂

Crumbly, chewy, rich and chocolate, and packed with fruit & nuts. These easy-to-make double chocolate muesli cookies are a real treat!

These double chocolate muesli cookies are light, crunchy-yet-chewy, chocolatey, and packed with fruit, nuts, and chocolate chips. Kipper, unsurprisingly, was exceptionally keen on them! She had one as an after-school treat and it disappeared very quickly, followed by a request to ‘test’ another one. Hmmm.

I used butter, just to be extra decadent, and they really do have a lovely rich flavour. However I’m sure you could substitute margarine to make them parve if necessary. They would still be marvellously chocolatey, and packed with flakes and grains and nuts and deliciousness!

You know, I’ve an inkling these would make really fantastic ice-cream sandwiches. Just saying.

Healthy too 😉

This made 15. Next time I might make them a bit smaller. Or not…

Rich & chocolatey, these easy-to-make muesli cookies are the ultimate healthy(ish!) treat! Packed with fruit, nuts & chocolate, they're a guaranteed hit!

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Easy double chocolate muesli cookies
Yields 15
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
12 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
12 min
Total Time
25 min
101 calories
10 g
27 g
6 g
1 g
4 g
23 g
59 g
7 g
0 g
2 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
23g
Yields
15
Amount Per Serving
Calories 101
Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g
10%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 27mg
9%
Sodium 59mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates 10g
3%
Dietary Fiber 0g
2%
Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
1%
Iron
1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 85g (3 oz) golden caster sugar
  2. 100g (3.5 oz) butter or margarine
  3. 1 egg
  4. 65g (2.25 oz) plain flour
  5. 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  6. Scant 0.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  7. Good pinch salt
  8. 125g (4.5 oz) muesli
  9. 25g (1 oz) chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 185C. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or greaseproof paper.
  2. Cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg.
  3. Sift over the flour, cocoa, bicarb and salt, and fold in.
  4. Add the muesli and chocolate chips and mix well until everything is evenly combined.
  5. Place dessertspoonfuls of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheets - leave plenty of space for spreading. (The finished cookies will be approx. 8-10cm across.)
  6. Bake at 185C for 10-12 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on the trays for a few minutes to firm up, before transferring to a wire rack until cold.
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calories
101
fat
6g
protein
1g
carbs
10g
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Crumbly, chewy, rich and chocolate, and packed with fruit & nuts. These easy-to-make double chocolate muesli cookies are a real treat! 

I’m linking this recipe up to the following recipe link-ups:
We Should Cocoa, hosted by Tin and Thyme, which is after chocolate recipes that use butter.
Treat Petite, organised by Cakeyboi and The Baking Explorer, and hosted this month by United Cakedom.
The No Waste Food Challenge, as this recipe is the perfect way to use up odds and ends of muesli. 
And Simply Eggcellent and CookBlogShare.

    

29 Comments:

  1. Not sure I’d want to share these with anyone they look too delicious!

  2. Gosh I love the sound of these! Perfection, all around! Thank you for sharing with the No Waste Food Challenge! 🙂

  3. I have muesli in my cupboards and chocolate chips! I guess I know what I’ll be making this week!! These would be great to include in my girls lunch boxes! Thank you for sharing with this month’s Treat Petite!

  4. No wonder Kipper couldn’t help herself, these cookies sound utterly delicious. I love oaty biscuits and these are even better with the fruit, nuts and chocolate too. Thanks for sharing them with #WeShouldCocoa.

  5. I bet these go perfectly with an afternoon coffee! Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare x

  6. Hello, I am still having problems understanding the grams, could you please use ounces and lbs instead, I am an old lady and have issues with using grams.Thank you

    • Hello Heidi, I’ve added the weights in ounces to the recipe for you. If you have kitchen scales they can usually measure both, but I hope this helps 🙂
      All the best, Helen.

  7. These sound delish! I’d love a cup of tea with these. It would be fun to make this weekend!

  8. Ooooh muesli cookies! What a great idea. I love these plus they’re double choc and double easy. Win win win. Thanks for linking to Simply Eggcellent x

  9. Oh my these look gorgeous! And this is the recipe I’ve been looking for, we always seem to have muesli lying around that no one wants to eat so I will be making these tomorrow which my other half will be happy about!! Perfect recipe!

  10. I could definitely persuade myself that these are healthy! They look delicious!

  11. Ooh these look delish! Though I think if I made 100 calorie cookies I’d feel justified in eating three or four of them!

  12. This would be perfect with my cup of tea right now!! Thanks for sharing

  13. I’ve never tried muesli in cookies, I guess I better get on it soon!

  14. I would never think to make them with museli! I could defo fool myself that it was healthy because it had museli in lmao I am way way too easy too fall off the diet wagon haha! xxxx

  15. Chocolate muesli cookies! These look so scrumptious!

  16. I could eat a pile of those cookies with my coffee right now!!

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