Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe includes ingredients like Splenda brown sugar and mashed bananas to reduce the amount of sugar and calories. Bring these healthy cookies to your holiday cookie exchange this year!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cookie

  • Calories 125
  • Carbohydrate 17 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Fat 6.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 80 mg
  • Potassium 100 mg

This Recipe Serves 24


Cooking spray
½ cup Splenda brown sugar
½ cup canola oil
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 cups old fashioned, rolled oats
¼ cup milled flax seed
1½ teaspoons cinnamon
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together brown sugar and oil.  Add egg and vanilla, and beat until smooth.  Add bananas and beat well.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, flax seed, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt.  Make a well in the center of dry ingredients and pour in egg mixture .Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients until batter is incorporated.  Stir in cranberries.
  4. Scoop cookies into heaping 2-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden on bottom.