This is the time of year when we think – cookies! These cookies include oatmeal, a whole-grain, as well as fresh cranberries. The result is a delicious cookie with only 70 Calories, 3 grams fat and 8 grams carbohydrate per cookie. Bake and enjoy!
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk*
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/2 cups chopped fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed**
1 cup chopped walnuts
Heat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheets with shortening. In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add buttermilk and eggs; beat well. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and orange peel; blend well. Add oats; mix well. Fold in cranberries and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
Makes 90 servings, 1 cookie each.
Per serving (1 cookies): 70 Calories, 3 g total fat, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g protein, 50 mg sodium.
Adapted from: Pillsbury Recipes at http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/.