By: The Working Girl’s Kitchen
Baking cookies has become a holiday tradition. It’s generally the only time I pull out my KitchenAid mixer. This year, at the behest of another, I tested out a healthier cookie recipe. The below recipe creates cookies that are made with whole wheat flour, flaxseed, honey and walnuts. As a note, walnuts are a great source of omega-3 and Vitamin E.
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
- In an electric mixer, beat together butter, honey, sugar, vanilla extract and eggs.
- In a bowl, whisk together flour, flaxseed, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and oats.
- Gradually add dry ingredients to the mixer, combining with the wet ingredients. Scrape sides with a spatula periodically.
- When ingredients are thoroughly combines, remove from mixer and stir in walnuts and chocolate chips.
- With a tablespoon, scoop the dough onto baking sheets and bake until just browned, 11-13 minutes. Let cool before removing from the pan.
- 1 1/2 cups, whole-wheat flour
- 1 cup oats
- 1/4 cup, ground flaxseed
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 1/2 sticks, unsalted, softened butter
- 1 cup, turbinado sugar
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts