Oatmeal Cranberry Flax Cookies

Oatmeal Cranberry Flax Cookies

Healthy oatmeal cookies with a punch of protein, fiber and healthy fat. Add to your gift baskets!


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Serves: 36 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 18 mins
Cooking Time: 12 mins

Yield: 36 x cookies (3 dozen)

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Ingredients Convert to Imperial

  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup dark brown molasses
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup wholewheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp milled flax seed mixed with 6 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cup oats, dry
  • 1 cup whole cranberries


Preheat oven to 350ยบ F.

In a large mixing bowl, mix applesauce, molasses and sugar until creamed. Blend in flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Add flax seed-water mixture and vanilla; stir. Then, stir in oats and cranberries.

Onto a lightly greased baking sheet, drop cookie dough in about 1 tablespoon measures making about 36 cookies. Bake in preheated oven for 11 to 12 minutes. Let cool on wire rack or wax paper.


Cook a little longer for a little more crunch.

The cranberries help keep the cookies moist.

The flax seed-water mixture replaces the otherwise 2-egg ingredient.

As a food gift, package and tie with a bow!

Thanks to Recipe and photo courtesy of Staci, CalorieKing member