Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe makes a chunky and deliciously chewy snack. You can substitute other healthy ingredients in place of these specific nuts and dried fruit suggestions. Some tasty substitutions include crushed coconut chips and sunflower seeds.

Serving size

2 cookies

Makes

36 cookies

Prep time: 15min
Cook time: 8min
Total: 23min

Ingredients

2 sticks (114g each) butter, unsalted and softened

1 cup brown sugar

2 medium eggs

1½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1½ teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups rolled oats

1 cup crunchy granola

1 cup raisins

Nutrition Info

Makes: 36 cookies  Serving size: 2 cookies

Calories

256

Fat

13 g

Saturated Fat

7 g

Trans Fat

<1 g

Cholesterol

45 mg

Carbohydrates

32 g

Sugar

15 g

Fiber

2 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

90 mg

Calcium

29 mg

Phosphorus

90 mg

Potassium

148 mg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Whip butter until creamy in a bowl using an electric mixer on medium-high speed.
  3. Add the brown sugar and continue to whip until well incorporated.
  4. Crack the eggs, one at a time into the mixture.
  5. Mix well on medium high.
  6. Add flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Mix with a wooden spoon.
  7. Add vanilla extract and blend well.
  8. Add in the oats, granola and raisins and mix with a wooden spoon.
  9. Spoon ½ tablespoon sized scoops of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  10. Bake cookies for approximately 8 minutes or until still chewy.
  11. Cool and enjoy!
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As this recipe yields 36 cookies, freeze any leftovers for later! You can store frozen cookies for up to 2 months.

Feel free to mix and match dried fruits for this recipe! It tastes great with a combination of ½ cup raisins and ½ cup cherries as well.