Baking: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins: Oatmeal Cranberry Flax Cookies

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

Author: Recipe and photo courtesy of Staci, CalorieKing member
Date: December 26, 2012

Suggestions: 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!

Serves: 36 person(s)
Yield: 36 x cookies (3 dozen)

Preparation Time: 18 mins
Cooking Time: 12 mins

Ingredients:

    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

Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350 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.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:108 cals
Kilojoules:452 kJ
Fat:1.0 g
Carbohydrates:22.0 g
Protein:3.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:41 mg
Saturated Fat:0.0 g
Fiber:2.4 g
Calcium:90.0 mg
Total Sugars:9.0 g

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