Barley, Oats & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Barley, Oats & Chocolate Chip Cookies

To celebrate the holiday season, I made these tasty Christmas cookies!   I decided to use the whole grains barley and oats since they are rich in beta glucan, which is beneficial for cholesterol lowering and boosting immunity.


Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10-12 minutes

Serves: 30-40 cookies



1 cup brown sugar

1 cup margarine

1 tsp vanilla

1 egg

2 cups whole oats (I used quick cooking oats)

1 cup barley flour

½ cup oat bran

1 tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

1 cup dark chocolate chips

2 Tbsp festive sprinkles (optional)



  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and margarine and blend together.
  3. Stir in vanilla and egg and mix until fluffy.
  4. Add whole oats, barley flour, oat bran, baking soda and salt.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and sprinkles (optional)
  6. Roll tablespoon amount of cookie dough into a ball and place onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove cookies from oven and let cool on baking sheet before enjoying!