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Cranberry Oat Yummies Recipe

Cranberry Oat Yummies Recipe

I like to think these oatmeal treats are better for you than the standard chocolate chip cookie. Our three sons just can't get enough of them. And they have no idea I've make the cookies healthier. —Carol Birkemeier of Nashville, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars. Add egg, egg substitute, corn syrup and vanilla; mix well. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in cranberries.
  • 2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

One cookie equals 109 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.