I was in the mood for making a new donut, one that wasn’t too decadent but still hit the spot! 🙂 These oatmeal chocolate chip donuts are perfect, full of hearty oats and just enough chocolate to finish them off with some sweetness. They are only 82 calories each, 2-3PP if following WW. They make a great dessert or even a grab-and-go breakfast.

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Ingredients used

  • Oats
  • Flour
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Apple sauce
  • Almond milk
  • Vanilla
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Icing *optional

 

 

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For the oats, I usually use Quaker large flake oats however quick oats will work just as well.

You can substitute the almond milk for regular milk if necessary.

 

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For the icing, I sometimes buy the container of Betty Crocker icing, or you can easily make a small amount using a little icing sugar (a.k.a confectionary sugar) and milk. If I do use icing you really don’t need much, just a little drizzle will really sweeten up these donuts.

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Oatmeal chocolate chip donuts

Drizzle
2-3PP, 3SP blue, green & 2SP purple
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 21 mins
Course Baking
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2/3 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1.5 tbsp mini chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 6 hole donut pan.
  • In a small bowl mix all of your dry ingredients together.
  • Stir in your apple sauce, milk, and vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Fill donut pan and bake in oven for 16 minutes, let cool for 5 minutes then remove from pan using a knife to scrape around edges. Makes 6 donuts at 2-3 personal points, 3sp on blue & green, 2SP on purple or 2 points plus each. Best stored in the fridge. Optional, top with vanilla icing, you don't need much, I pipe 1 Tbsp out of a small zip lock bag and can get enough to cover all 6, wont add points for 1 donut but if you have 2 I would add a point for icing.
  • Nutritional info, per donut (not including icing) Calories 82... Fat 1.9g... Saturated fat 0.7g... carbs 14.8g... Fiber 1.7g... Sugars 4.9g... Protein 1.8g..
Keyword baked oatmeal, baking, breakfast, donuts, Oatmeal chocolate chip donuts

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40 Comments

  1. Hi There,

    I’m wondering do you use a regular size muffin pan when you make these? Or a mini? Thank you 🙂

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi, these are donuts not muffins.. I use the 6 hole reg size donut pan 🙂

    • Drizzle Reply

      I have never froze them.. I want to say they would be ok, but I am not positive, they may become soggy when defrosted.. I should try it one time just so I know 😉

  2. Nicole Weisser Reply

    I made a bunch and froze some and they taste just as good:)

    • Drizzle Reply

      Awesome.. That’s good to know.. I have never froze them.. Thanks for sharing 🙂

      • Drizzle Reply

        Hi, you can re-heat them anyway really, or not at all.. toaster or microwave is fine

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  4. Thanks for this recipe! Finally a Smart Points sweet treat with some “doable” points! Both my husband and I enjoyed these.

  5. Oliversmom Reply

    OMIGOODNESS!!!!!! I made these from the recipe on your fabulous android app and they are wonderful! I ‘needed’ a sweet fix and these totally fit the bill and I did not break the points bank! I am doing PP. I will make these again and again and again……you get the picture! THANK YOU!

    • Drizzle Reply

      Awesome, so glad you enjoyed them 🙂 (and will keep enjoying them hehe)

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi Amy, I use a Quaker baking oat which is similar to quick oats

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  7. These look very tasty. I only have a mini donut pan (makes 12 mini donuts), I hope they turn out. Quick question would cow’s milk be an okay substitute for almond milk?

    • Drizzle Reply

      Yes regular milk is fine 🙂 shouldn’t affect the points overall. Hope the mini ones worked for you

  8. Would it be possible to use these in a muffin tin? They look too delicious to wait for my donut tray to arrive!!

    • Drizzle Reply

      HI, sure I think they would be ok in a muffin tin, mini might best best 🙂

      • I doubled this and it was delicious. you might want to add “quick oats” to the recipe, as I used regular ones (a little heavier) Thanks for real baked goods not made with mixes!

        • Drizzle Reply

          So glad you enjoyed them Eileen, I use Quaker baking oats, they are not instant quick oats

  9. These are really good. I skipped the choc chips & used blueberries. Also didn’t need the frosting drizzle. Ended up 2 pts.

    • Drizzle Reply

      Thanks for the tips 🙂 glad you enjoyed them 🙂

  10. I need a sweet treat! I don’t have any applesauce in the house right now. Substitute???

    • Drizzle Reply

      No but I know others have and they should work out fine, I always suggest mini muffins if using one of my donut recipes as a muffin recipe

  11. I may have missed the question, but what if you dont buy almond milk – will fat free cow’s milk work as well? I don’t buy buttermilk but know I can add lemon juice to regular milk to make a substitute. I just don’t use it enough to buy a container. Suggestions? Thank you.

  12. Hi! Did you use unsweetened almond milk? I wasn’t sure which kind to buy. Thanks!

    • Drizzle Reply

      Hi, yes I always buy unsweetened but either is fine

  13. Can you use a sugar substitute, such as Swerve? Do you think it Oswald make a difference in points?

    • Drizzle Reply

      Sure you can substitute, it will likely drop the points down by 1, so 2 on blue/green, 1 on purple

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