Farmland Cookies

 Source: Farmland Cookies, SaskFlax.com

Source: Farmland Cookies, SaskFlax.com

Made with flaxseed and oatmeal, these cookies are great for an afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 1/3 cups (575 mL) whole flaxseed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2  cups (825 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking soda
  • 3 cups (750 mL) oatmeal

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars. Add flaxseed and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat together eggs and vanilla. Add to flax mixture.
  3. Sift together flour and baking soda.  Mix in oatmeal and combine with flax mixture.
  4. Form dough into 1 1/2 inch (4 cm) round log. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in freezer to chill for 20 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Slice log into 1/4 inch (6 mm) medallions. Place on baking sheet leaving about 2 inches (5 cm) between cookies. Bake 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from sheet and cool on a rack.
 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 108 cookies (2 inch/ 5 cm).

SERVING SIZE: 2 cookies. Each serving contains 2 tsp (10 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 185
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 134 mg
Potassium 174 mg