12 Days of Recipes: Low Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

Best Oatmeal CookiesI love this time of year: getting together with family and friends, giving gifts, and sharing our favorite things. One of the favorite things I like to share and have shared with me are recipes.

Today I’m sharing one of my low sugar cookie recipes that is a favorite with my husband, family, and friends.

 

LOW SUGAR OATMEAL COOKIES

 

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups butter, softened
1-1/3 cups white sugar/Splenda mix
1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar/Splenda mix
3 eggs
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups whole wheat flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
4-1/2 cups quick cooking oats

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture.
  4. Mix in oats. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour.
  5. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls, and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie with a large fork dipped in sugar.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

Servings: 3 dozen

Prep Time: 10 minutes + 1 hour

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes + 1 hour

 

For more of my favorite recipes: Oh yeah, that’s good!
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