4 Baked Goods That Will Make You Love Whole Grains Even More

whole grain pancake

By now, almost everyone knows that whole-grain foods are a nutritional step up from dishes that revolve around refined carbs. But if you’re starting to get the feeling that good-for-you grains are spending just a little too much time on their healthy high horse, remind them of their tasty roots by baking them into one of these whole-grain treats.

Whole-Grain Caramel Apple Oven Pancake (above)
A wholesome take on the traditional Dutch baby, this giant pancake is a brunch-worthy indulgence that pleases both the cook and the crowd: It serves four people, no pancake flipping required. The layer of caramelized apples and a light dusting of powdered sugar only sweeten the deal.

Whole-Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nothing compares to freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies. Let whole grains in on the action with this recipe for chewy-crispy chocolate chip cookies. Applesauce is used to shave off some of the calories, so each cookie clocks in at just 110 calories a pop.

Whole-Grain Pumpkin Scones
Alert: You are now entering the scone zone! And, once you try these whole-grain pumpkin scones, there’s no going back. Studded with dried cranberries and spiced up with a pumpkin pie spice blend, they’re the kind of treat that can …read more