Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe with California Prunes

Goodbye, raisins! Say hello to California Prunes in this ultimate chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Recipe by Enjoy Every Bite for California Prunes.

Servings: 18


  • 12 California Prunes
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup enriched white flour (AP Flour)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • ⅓ cup dark chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 °F.

Place prunes in food processor and pulse to a paste consistency to for a Prune puree. Combine Prune puree, brown sugar, honey, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, and rolled oats.  Add flour mixture to Prune mixture and combine. Add dark chocolate chips.

Form dough into balls about 1-inch in diameter. Press dough down to form the shape of the cookie you want. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until cooked through with golden brown edges.


More fabulous oatmeal cookie recipes:

Check out CA GROWN’s Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies – they’re loaded with California goodness.

If you’d like to make this Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and skip the puree step, check out this version of Chewy Oatmeal Cookies from our grower Matt Bozzo!

If you’d ready to bake up a storm, try Chef Peter Sidwell’s Salted Double Chocolate Chip Cookies too. If you want to skip the baking step, try this Edible Cookie Dough recipe from CA GROWN. It’s fudgy and delicious!