Christmas Recipes

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Christmas Recipes – Farmland Flax Cookies November 6, 2007

Farmland Flax Cookies

1/2 c. butter, softened

1/2 c. packed brown sugar

1/3 c. granulated sugar

1 egg

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 c. All Purpose flour

3/4 c. quick cooking oats

2/3 c. flax seed meal

1 tsp. baking soda

Beat together butter and sugars ’till light; beat in egg.

in a separate bowl, whisk together flour, oats, flax and baking soda.

Stir into butter mixture ’till soft dough forms.

Drop by level tablespoons, 2″ apart on an ungreased, rimless cookie


Bake in the top and bottom thirds of a 350′ F oven, rotating and

switching pans halfway through baking, till golden -approximately 12


Let cool in pan on rack for 2 minutes. Transfer to rack and let cool

completely. Makes about 40 cookies.

These cookies will brown very quickly if not watched. They have a

great taste and are a very healthy choice. They can be made ahead;

layer between waxed paper and freeze in airtight containers for up to

1 month.

For those who are watching their nutrition, each cookie has

69 calories, 3 grams total fat (2 grams saturated fat), 9 grams

carbohydrate, 1 gram fibre, 57 mg sodium, %RDI, 1% calcium, 4% iron,

2% vitamin A and 5% folate.


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