Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Chocolate Chip Cranberry Flax Cookies


This must surely rate amongst the tastiest & healthiest cookies that I have baked recently. You can make different variations by mixing dry fruits or nuts of your choice. I have already tried cranberries, raisins, and a mix of raisins and almonds.... every time it came our perfectly and delicious and filling too…Like Miryam wrote on her blog these are cookies that don’t taste like healthy cookies :)…  you can even replace some of the flour with cocoa powder… haven’t tried that though… try these cookies I am sure you will love these healthy cookies!

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Chocolate Chip Cranberry Flax Cookies
(Recipe Source: Eat Good 4 Life)
Yield: 28 – 30 small cookies

Ingredients:
¾ cup whole wheat flour (can replace with ¼ cup cocoa powder)
¼ cup ground flaxseed
½ cup oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup canola oil
⅔ cup packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup dry cranberries (You can do a mixture of dry fruits, nuts, or just use 1 ½ cups of chocolate chips. I already tried with ¾ cup raisins and ¼ cup chopped almonds)
½ cup dark chocolate chips


Method:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl whisk oil, sugar, egg and vanilla. Add flour, flax, oats, baking soda, chocolate chips and cranberries and combine with a rubber spatula.
  • Drop rounded scoops onto a lined cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Cool in the cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes and transfer to a wire rack. 
  • Enjoy!


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15 comments:

  1. I have to try this soon, if it's healthy and tasty :)

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  2. I heart cookies, my kids too. Will definitely come back for the recipe!

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  3. Yummy perfectly baked cookies...looks super yumm

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  4. Hey thanks so much!! Your picture looks awesome.

    Glad you liked the cookies :-)
    Regards

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  5. First tym here... perfect cookies...Happy following u

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  6. looks superb n yummy..love to munch them...:)

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  7. Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwww... looks soo tempting and perfect.. love the presentation dear.. thanks for sharing :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  8. Dark chocolate and cranberries!?! This is my cookie... all the better that it has flax!

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  9. Wow..tempting..love these..wonderful combination of flavours.

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  10. Scrumptious cookies,looks marvellous..

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  11. Looks very tempting and also very healthy.

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  12. Looks too good..

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  13. I have had something similar to this recipe with me from the book "good to the grain". Now I'm going to try the flour combo you used..:-)

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