Health Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Health Nut Oatmeal Cookies

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"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."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 91 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 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 have any in the house). I used flax seed meal instead of the seeds and used about 3 T. My husband, who is use to me baking all sorts of goodies on the weekends, lovessss these (he recently changed his diet due to high cholesterol, so I have been looking for a tasty baked good that is lower in fat). Definitly a keeper...thank you!


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 definitely be making these cookies often!


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 sugar by half and using spelt flour (whole wheat flour would be a good alternative, too). I'm not sure how different they tasted from the original but they were much healthier and they tasted really good. I only gave it 3 stars because I had to make changes to really make them a healthy snack.