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Dark chocolate cranberry pecan oatmeal cookies

July 31, 2016

I wanted to bake up a new cookie.. but not just any old cookie, one packed with lots of goodness and leaves me feeling satisfied.. so say hello to my new favorite cookie 😉 These dark chocolate cranberry pecan oatmeal cookies are nothing short of wonderful, every bite is scrumptious and they are a nice filling cookie as well, 3 smart points each but I promise you it is 3 points well spent 🙂

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Dark chocolate cranberry pecan oatmeal cookies
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Serves: 20
 
3sp/2pp
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ⅔ cup flour
  • 1⅓ cup oats (I use Quaker oats similar to quick oats)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (I cut mine up into smaller pieces)
  • 2 squares (20g) Lindt 70% dark chocolate, broken into pieces
Instructions
  1. Spray a cookie sheet and preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Using an electric mixer, in a bowl beat together your brown sugar, melted butter and applesauce for 1 minute, add in your egg, egg white and vanilla and continue beating 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in your flour, oats, baking powder, soda and cinnamon.
  4. Fold in your pecan pieces, cranberries and chopped dark chocolate (I broke mine up in a small bag using a heavy glass)
  5. Drop by heaping Tbsp onto cookie sheet, you can press down slightly on cookies if you want, I choose not to.
  6. Bake in oven for approx 12 minutes, let cool 5 minutes.
  7. Best stored in sealed container in fridge,
  8. Makes 20 cookies at 3 smart points each (2PP)
  9. Nutritional info, per cookie.. Calories 76...Fat 2.3g..Sat fat 0.9g... Carbs 12.2g...Fiber 1g..Sugars 4.8g...Protein 1.8g

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