Tested till perfect Farmland Flax Cookies

Farmland Flax Cookies

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

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Eat Right For Life: Spring 2004

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 20 ratings.
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  • Portion size 40


  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupsoftened butter
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupgranulated sugar
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspvanilla
  • 1 cup 1cupall purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupquick cooking rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupflaxseeds
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking soda
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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 Information Per cookie: about

cal 69 pro 1g total fat 3g sat. fat 2g
carb 9g fibre 1g chol 11mg sodium 57mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 4 vit A 2 folate 5
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