Healthy, Organic Oatmeal Cookies

Have you ever thought about making your Holiday cookie exchanges healthier and more sustainable? Every year thousands of people get together and exchange their favorite Holiday cookies. Why not make this tradition an eco-friendly tradition too? Start off by buy all organic ingredients which as we know are healthier for you and the environment. Then chose a recipes and use smart healthier choice ingredients, like using ½ applesauce and half butter or shortening. This will keep your cookies tasting great and healthy. When going to you cookie exchange try and carpool with some of your friends, you’ll have a great time catching up while lowering your carbon foot print!



  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups rolled oats


  1. In bowl beat butter till creamy. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, and baking soda. Stir until combined. Mix in applesauce and egg. Add flour, a little at a time. Stir in oats.
  2. Drop dough onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Enjoy!


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