O2 Fitness Club Recipes: Low-Fat Oatmeal Cookies

Submitted by Jacqui Supplee, Personal Trainer, O2 Fitness North Chatham

These cookies are a great alternative to the traditional fatty, sugary cookies we are all so used to. This is a super-easy recipe that you and your family will be sure to enjoy.  Add your own touch like nuts, semi-sweet chips, bananas, apples, dried cranberries or raisins.  These cookies are a great year-round treat you don’t need to feel bad about!

Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup wheat flour
  • 2 ¼ cup instant oats
  • 1 ½ cup applesauce
  • 3 tbsp egg white eggbeaters (or 1 egg)
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Add cinnamon to taste

*If you choose, add ¼ cup of nuts, dried berries, chopped apples or banana, peanut butter, or any other extras!

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350⁰.
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl with a wooden spoon, and place dough on cookie sheet about an inch apart.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, let cool, and enjoy!

*This recipe makes approximately 3 dozen 1” cookies, or you can freeze the dough and make make some for later!

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