jean’s wheat germ cookies

April 30, 2012 § 20 Comments

growing up, my mother informed me that she was always on the hunt for healthy treats for my sister and i. and it just so happened that my childhood best friend’s mother was too. this cookie recipe comes to you from jean. she and my mother had fun swapping many healthy family recipes and these cookies are now being made for my niece to enjoy.

ingredients: {makes approx. 36 depending on the size}
• 3/4 cup wheat germ
• 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
• 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
• 1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
• 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
• 1/2 cup oats
• 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
• 1 t baking powder
• 1/2 t salt
• 1/2 cup unsalted butter
• 1 cup brown sugar
• 1 egg
• 3/4 t vanilla extract

to do:
preheat oven to 350 degrees. combine dry ingredients in a large bowl and sift together. cream butter and sugar. beat in egg and vanilla. combine the dry ingredients into the wet careful not to over mix. drop dough onto baking sheets
and bake for 8 to 12 minutes. place onto cooling racks, cool and store in airtight containers. enjoy!

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