Centsable Health: Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

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Makes 12 cookies
Total time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup ground flax
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs, beaten

 

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 325⁰F. In a small bowl, COMBINE oil and honey. WARM until it can be easily mixed. In a separate bowl, COMBINE oats, cranberries, seeds, flax, pumpkin pie spice and salt. MIX then ADD pumpkin puree, eggs and coconut/honey mixture. STIR until combined. DROP about ¼ cup sized scoops of cookie dough onto cookie sheet and FLATTEN (the cookies won’t spread during baking). BAKE for 15-20 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. COOL and STORE in an airtight container.

 

Nutrition information per serving: 221 calories; 11 g fat; 5 g saturated fat; 111 mg sodium; 31 mg cholesterol; 27 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 7 g protein