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Healthier Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Healthier Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

These tasty cookies replace some of the oil with applesauce and replaces half of the flour with whole wheat flour.
Print Recipe
CourseDessert, Snack
Servings24 cookies
Calories102kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-½ cups oats
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Instructions

  • Wash hands before preparing food.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Spray a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. (Or use parchment paper to line baking pans.
  • In a small bowl, combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine brown sugar, salt, eggs, applesauce, oil, and vanilla, and whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in dry ingredients until combined.
  • Add oatmeal and stir until combined.
  • Add dried cranberries and stir until just combined.
  • Use a tablespoon to drop batter onto cookie sheet. Make sure the cookies are spaced at least 2-inches apart.
  • Bake for 8–10 minutes or until golden brown. Edges of the cookies should be dry and the centers will look soft. Cool on baing sheet.

Notes

We love dried cranberries but you can try other healthy mix-ins such as raisins or walnuts.
Nutrition Facts
Healthier Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
Serving Size
 
1 cookie
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
102
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
14
mg
5
%
Sodium
 
97
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
19
g
6
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin D
 
1
µg
7
%
Calcium
 
23
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
51
mg
1
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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