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

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 20
3sp/2pp

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/3 cup oats (I use Quaker oats similar to quick oats)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries (I cut mine up into smaller pieces)
  • 2 squares (20g Lindt 70% dark chocolate, broken into pieces)

Instructions 

  • Spray a cookie sheet and preheat oven to 350F.
  • 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.
  • Stir in your flour, oats, baking powder, soda and cinnamon.
  • Fold in your pecan pieces, cranberries and chopped dark chocolate (I broke mine up in a small bag using a heavy glass)
  • Drop by heaping Tbsp onto cookie sheet, you can press down slightly on cookies if you want, I choose not to.
  • Bake in oven for approx 12 minutes, let cool 5 minutes.
  • Best stored in sealed container in fridge,
  • Makes 20 cookies at 3 smart points each (2PP)
  • Nutritional info, per cookie.. Calories 76...Fat 2.3g..Sat fat 0.9g... Carbs 12.2g...Fiber 1g..Sugars 4.8g...Protein 1.8g
Author: Drizzle
Course: Baking

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