Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.. with FLAX!

Discussion in 'Cooking & Baking' started by tasha41, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. tasha41

    tasha41 Mum & Dad + 1

    Jul 29, 2008
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    1/2 cup (125mL) butter -- this is one stick of butter
    2/3 cup (150mL) brown sugar
    1 egg
    1 tsp (5mL) vanilla
    1 1/2 cups (375mL) old-fashioned rolled oats -- not quick cooking/instant
    3/4 cup (175mL) whole wheat flour -- barley flour will work, all purpose probably too!
    1/2 cup (125mL) groud flaxseeds
    1/2 tsp (2mL) baking soda
    1/2 tsp (2mL) cinnamon
    1/2 tsp (2mL) salt
    1/2 cup (125mL) chocolate chips

    Preheat oven to 350F.

    In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla.

    In another large bowl, combine rolled oats, flour, ground flaxseeds, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir dry ingredients into butter until well mixed, then stir in chocolate chips.

    Drop batter in 1 tbsp (15mL) drops onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Space 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown, cool on rack.

    * I didn't line my cookie sheets with parchment paper; instead I have a baking mat, and I put that on my large cookie sheet. I had more cookie dough leftover, only enough for a small sheet of cookies, and I figured there was enough butter to prevent them from sticking & I was right - no problem. So if you haven't got parchment paper, it's alright! If you're really worried maybe spray with Pam first??

    * You can't really tell when these cookies are "golden brown", so I just kept checking the bottoms to ensure they weren't getting overdone and pulled them out when they seemed to stay together and the bottom looked slightly browned.

    They're an interesting take on chocolate chip cookies.. I looove them!
  2. princessellie

    princessellie Pregnant with #3

    May 19, 2008
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    ooh these would be so good for BFing mammies who need to increase milk, im going to make some!!

  3. muffinz

    muffinz Guest


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