Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Flax seed meal, wheat germ, dark chocolate, and dried cranberries bring a healthful touch to this drop cookie recipe making them the perfect snack for kids.


Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

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Servings: 30
Prep Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1/4  cup 
    butter, softened
  • 1/2  cup 
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/3  cup 
    granulated sugar
  • 1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1   
    egg
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
  • 3/4  cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 3/4  cup 
    rolled oats
  • 1/4  cup 
    flax seed meal
  • 1/4  cup 
    wheat germ
  • 2   ounces 
    dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/4  cup 
    dried cranberries
  • 1/4  cup 
    chopped walnuts, toasted
Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour. Stir in rolled oats, flax seed meal, wheat germ, chocolate, cranberries, and walnuts (dough will be a little crumbly).
2.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until tops are lightly browned. Let cookies cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool. Makes about 30 cookies.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 79, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 11, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 12, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 49, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 12, sodium (mg) 45, Potassium (mg) 43, calcium (mg) 10, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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