Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Health Cookies


Yummy old fashioned "Health Cookies"
for the road.

We're taking a quick road trip down to Boston this week
and some of these cookies are coming along
to sustain us on the way!
The farmer has a two day conference
and I'm looking forward to the sights and sounds
of this lovely coastal city and a 5 star hotel!



I don't know exactly how healthy these cookies
really are,
but they have lots and lots of healthy ingredients
(except for the sugars course)   ;)

This recipe makes 4 dozen 2 3/4" cookies,
at least if you don't eat too much of the raw cookie batter while making them, that is!




Health Cookie Recipe:


These taste very similar to the ones we can buy from our local Guenther’s Bakery.  If you use real butter and fresh eggs you will not be dissappointed!


1 C. Butter
¾ C. Brown Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla
¾ C. White Sugar
2 eggs slightly beaten
Cream together and add:
2 C. Whole Wheat Flour
1 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Baking powder
½ tsp. Salt
Mix into butter mixture and add:
1 C. rolled oats
1 C. raisons
½ C. sunflower seeds (unsalted)
¼ C. chopped walnuts
1 C. coconut
¼ C. sesame seeds
¼ C. flax seeds
Mix well with wooden spoon.



Drop onto baking sheet - I used a cookie dough scoop which helps keep the cookies uniform in size. Bake at 325F for 12-18 minutes.  Adjust baking time according to thickness of batter.

Make sure you have lots of milk on hand 'cause these will be gobbled up quickly!











Till next time ................... thankful for a full cookie jar once again!




5 comments:

  1. Ok so yesterday after seeing your waffles my Dear came home from work early so I made him some cottage cheese pancakes. Now you are showing me these yummy looking cookies that I can almost smell over here. There is a Canadian cookie theme happening today...

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  2. Have fun in Boston! I love those kind of trips where the hotel room is part of the deal...

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  3. Have a great trip!!! I don't think I'd feel quite as guilty eating these compared to most I bake...I love all the seeds and nuts...yum!

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  4. Have fun...and enjoy the cookies en route! They look yummy.

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  5. Gosh, you'll just be down the way while in Boston. Do have fun! Those cookies look yummy and I'm sure that they are very healthful. =)

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