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Yields:
40 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Types:
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Flax Cookies

Kids will not even think about chocolate chips after biting into these tasty yet nutritious cookies.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In bowl, beat together butter and brown and granulated sugars until light; beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, oats, flaxseeds and baking soda; stir into butter mixture until soft dough forms.
  3. Drop by level tablespoonfuls (15 ml), 2" (5 cm) apart, on ungreased rimless baking sheets.
  4. Bake in top and bottom thirds of 350 °F (175 °C) oven, rotating and switching pans halfway through, until golden, 12 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack for 2 minutes.
  5. Transfer cookies to rack; let cool. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper and freeze in airtight container for up to 1 month.)
  6. Note: based on recipe from The Canadian Living Test Kitchen.
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Not appropriate for low carb
25 Sep 12 by member: antm621
can I use oil insted of butter
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Nutrition summary:

There are 77 calories in 1 serving of Flax Cookies.
Calorie break-down: 44% fat, 48% carbs, 8% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 35
Calories 77
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.84g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1.64g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.999g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.922g  
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 36mg 2%
Potassium 51mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.49g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
  Sugars 4.37g  
Protein 1.51g  
 
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
4%
of RDI*
(77 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (48%)
 
Fat (44%)
 
Protein (8%)
Carbohydrates, 9.49g (48%) Fat, 3.84g (44%) Protein, 1.51g (8%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories