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Old Fashion Trail Mix Cookies

The healthiest cookie recipe of all time

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Cakes, chocolate cookies, ice cream smoothie are nice, once in a while.
For a healthier choice, this trail mix cookie is the perfect go-to recipe. You can make ahead and store them in airtight cookie jars. They are the perfect healthier snack for your family.

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Ingredients

  1. 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  2. ½ cup whole-wheat flour
  3. ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  4. ½ tsp salt
  5. ¼ tsp baking soda
  6. ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  7. 5 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  8. 1 large egg
  9. 2 tsp vanilla extract
  10. 1 cup packed brown sugar
  11. ½ cup dried berries (cranberries, cherries, or raisins)
  12. ½ cup toasted seeds (pumpkin, sunflower)
  13. ¼ chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds) toasted
  14. ¼ cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Equipments

  1. cookie sheet
  2. cooling rack

Directions

  1. Whisk all the dry ingredients together: oats, whole -wheat flour, all purpose flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon
  2. In Ventray Stand Mixer bowl, whisk over medium low speed, butter, egg, vanilla.
  3. Gradually add in sugar, continue mixing until no visible sugar clumps
  4. Slowly add in oats flour mixture, mix in low speed.
  5. Stir in trial mix nuts, dried fruits, don't over mix.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips
  7. Work with 1 heaping tbsp of dough at a time, roll into balls and space them 2 inches apart on baking sheet

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper
  2. Adjust oven wrack to the middle position
  3. Bake 1 sheet at a time, rotating half way through baking, bake until edges are set and centre seems undone (12-16min)
  4. Let cookies cool on sheet for 10 min, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely
  5. Bake the other sheet, repeat the same baking steps

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Tips

If you prefer more texture and a classic flavor of the old-fashioned chunky cookie, try rolled oats. Quick oats can be used to substitute.

When baking, your cookies are ready when they are brown at the edges, centers are soft and puffy, they might seem undone between the cracks.

Always rotate halfway through baking, make sure heat is distributed evenly to the cookies.

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