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Super Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Depuy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c. butter, softened 1/2 c. packed brown sugar 1/3 c. granulated sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp.baking soda 1/8 tsp. salt 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla 3/4 c. flour 3/4 c. rolled oats 1/4 c. flax seed meal 1/4 c. wheat germ 1/2 c. cocoa powder 2 oz. dark chocolate, finely chopped 1/4 c. dried cranberries 1/4 c. chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour. Stir in rolled oats, flax seed meal, wheat germ, cocoa powder, chocolate pieces, cranberries, and walnuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Let cookies cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30 cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I look for ways to use flax seed, and came up with this combination of goodies!

 

 

 

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