Recipe: Cranberry-Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's easy to be fooled by these decadent little cookies, but they are actually healthy along with being delicious!

Sure these are cookies but they are good for you too. They're packed with whole-wheat flour, fiber-rich oats, and heart-healthy walnuts. Plus, each cookie is only 75 calories.

Cranberry Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour (about 3 1/3 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour (about 3 1/2 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup regular oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate minichips
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg white
  • Cooking spray 


  1. Combine flours, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt, dried cranberries, walnuts, and chocolate minichips in a large bowl.
  2. Combine sugar and butter in another large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  3. Add honey, vanilla, egg, and egg white; beat well.
  4. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture; beat at low speed until well blended.
  5. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight
  6. Preheat oven to 350°
  7. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on pans. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks
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This post was originally posted on November 24, 2021