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Health Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"These are cookies you won't need to feel guilty about! This recipe combines oats, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds and wheat germ for a nutty, tasty treat."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 91 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds and wheat germ; gradually stir into the creamed mixture.
  4. Drop by rounded spoonfuls, a couple of inches apart, onto cookie sheet(s).
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 91 calories; 5.1 g fat; 10.3 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 66 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Yummmmy! I made cookie bars instead of cookies. Very moist! I cut the butter in half and used about 3/4 c applesauce. I added raisins and omitted the sunflower seeds (only cause I didn't hav...

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With all the sugar, butter and white processed flour, I wouldn't really consider this a healthy cookie. I gave them a try with some changes...applesauce for 1/2 the butter, cutting back on the ...

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Yummmmy! I made cookie bars instead of cookies. Very moist! I cut the butter in half and used about 3/4 c applesauce. I added raisins and omitted the sunflower seeds (only cause I didn't hav...

This is a wonderful recipe! I did not have any wheat germ so I substituted more oatmeal and they turned out just fine. It is nice to find a healthy recipe that still tates great. I will defin...

With all the sugar, butter and white processed flour, I wouldn't really consider this a healthy cookie. I gave them a try with some changes...applesauce for 1/2 the butter, cutting back on the ...

Used half the butter amount, and added 3/4 cup applesauce. 1/4 cup brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of blue agave nectar. Whole wheat flour. Chopped walnuts instead of hazelnuts. Almond meal in...

Yummy :) I also replaced 1/2 of the butter with applesauce, and they turned out fine. I reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup, added a bit of cinnamon and omitted the salt (i was using dry roasted sunf...

Delicious & nutty! Few changes: subbed about 1/3 of butter with applesauce (hence "healthnut"), chopped pecans in place of hazelnuts and sesame nuts. Made some with raisins and some with choc...

These were really good! I used 1/3 c. butter and 1/3 c. applesauce. I ground my flaxseed and did a generous 1/4 c. I added about 2 T. water and omitted the egg (b/c of the extra flax) and we d...

These cookies are simply great. I used one stick of butter + a few Tbsp of applesauce instead of the full amt of butter...my family loved them, as did all my friends! A true guilt-free treat :)

These were good. My husband liked them, too. As others suggested, I replaced half the butter with applesauce.