Health Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Health Nut Oatmeal Cookies


"These are cookies you won't need to feel guilty about! This recipe combines oats, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds and wheat germ for a nutty, tasty treat."


20 m servings 91 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 66 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, flax seeds and wheat germ; gradually stir into the creamed mixture.
  4. Drop by rounded spoonfuls, a couple of inches apart, onto cookie sheet(s).
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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  1. 33 Ratings


Yummmmy! I made cookie bars instead of cookies. Very moist! I cut the butter in half and used about 3/4 c applesauce. I added raisins and omitted the sunflower seeds (only cause I didn't hav...

This is a wonderful recipe! I did not have any wheat germ so I substituted more oatmeal and they turned out just fine. It is nice to find a healthy recipe that still tates great. I will defin...

With all the sugar, butter and white processed flour, I wouldn't really consider this a healthy cookie. I gave them a try with some changes...applesauce for 1/2 the butter, cutting back on the ...

Used half the butter amount, and added 3/4 cup applesauce. 1/4 cup brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of blue agave nectar. Whole wheat flour. Chopped walnuts instead of hazelnuts. Almond meal in...

Yummy :) I also replaced 1/2 of the butter with applesauce, and they turned out fine. I reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup, added a bit of cinnamon and omitted the salt (i was using dry roasted sunf...

Delicious & nutty! Few changes: subbed about 1/3 of butter with applesauce (hence "healthnut"), chopped pecans in place of hazelnuts and sesame nuts. Made some with raisins and some with choc...

These were really good! I used 1/3 c. butter and 1/3 c. applesauce. I ground my flaxseed and did a generous 1/4 c. I added about 2 T. water and omitted the egg (b/c of the extra flax) and we d...

These cookies are simply great. I used one stick of butter + a few Tbsp of applesauce instead of the full amt of family loved them, as did all my friends! A true guilt-free treat :)

These were good. My husband liked them, too. As others suggested, I replaced half the butter with applesauce.