Farmland Flax Cookies

Author: Canadian Living

Your child will not even think about chocolate chips after biting into these tasty yet nutritious cookies.

  • Portion size 40 servings
  • Credits : Eat Right For Life: Spring 2004

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups quick cooking rolled oats
  • 2/3 cups flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Method

In bowl, beat together butter and brown and granulated sugars until light; beat in egg and vanilla.

In separate bowl, whisk together flour, oats, flaxseeds and baking soda; stir into butter mixture until soft dough forms.

Drop by level tablespoonfuls (15 mL), 2 inches (5 cm) apart, on ungreased rimless baking sheets. Bake in top and bottom thirds of 350°F (180°C) oven, rotating and switching pans halfway through, until golden, 12 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack for 2 minutes.

Transfer cookies to rack; let cool. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper and freeze in airtight container for up to 1 month.)

 

Nutritional facts <b>Per cookie:</b> about

  • Sodium 57 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 69.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 11 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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