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Monday, May 31, 2010

Veggie Cookies

After a weekend in Houston, sharing my food knowledge with my sister in law Jami, she showed me one of her gems... these cookies. They're yummy... and what's even better?! There isn't a single unhealthy thing in them!!

1/3 cup applesauce {or 1/3 cup oil}
1/2 cup agave nectar {or 3/4 cup honey}
2 tablespoons flax meal
3 tablespoons water
1/8 teaspoon baking powder {the previous 3 or 1 egg}
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup grated zucchini
1 cup grated carrot
2 cups rolled oats
1 cup nut dust & seeds of your choice {combo of almonds, walnuts, pecans,
1 cup craisins, raisins or chocolate chips

Mix wet ingredients, add dry ingredients. And then mix in oats, nuts/seeds and chocolate chips/craisins/raisins. Put cooking spray on a baking sheet and drop mix by spoonfuls or use a cookie scoop. These don't spread out like others do, so you can put them kinda close.

Bake 375*F for 10-12 minutes.

Let cool, then freeze. Seriously. Let 'em cool, then put in a freezer ziplock or container and stick them in the freezer. They taste good at room temp, or straight out of the oven. Just ask my kids... they tore them up!! But they're so much better, frozen and then eaten right out of the freezer.

And when your daughter asks you, "Mom, are these healthy? Can I have another one?" You can yes... why yes you can!
makes 36-37 cookies
(with a big cookie scoop)


  1. -just sending my love.
    love your recipes
    love your blog (both this one and the one about your silly, adorable kids)
    love your company
    And yes, Jennifer Vest Hatch, I love YOU.

    Seriously though, this blog is beyond awesome. Maybe someday after I get all the carb counts for these recipes, I'll give them to you to post on here and diabetics (both type 1 and type 2) will worship the ground you walk on...kind of like I already do.

  2. LOVE these cookies! A hint of sweetness and all the awesome healthiness! I need to make some more!


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