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Whole Grain Chunk Cookies


This hearty "trail mix" flavored snack cookie is redolent of cinnamon.

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4 1/2 dozen cookies


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  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease (or line with parchment) two baking sheets.
  2. Beat together the butter, sugar, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and vanilla until fluffy.
  3. Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl, then add the eggs one at time, beating until smooth after each addition. Beat in the water.
  4. Use a blender or food processor to grind 1 1/2 cups of the oats into a fine powder.
  5. Add the ground oats to the batter, along with the remaining oats, fiber, and flour. Mix well. Stir in the cranberries and chips.
  6. Drop the dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto the prepared pans. Flatten the cookies into 2 1/2" rounds.
  7. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes, until brown around the edges. Cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to racks.
  8. Store in an airtight container for 5 days at room temperature, or freeze for up to a month.