Chewy Barley-Nut Cookies

Chewy Barley-Nut Cookies

Enjoy these chewy drop cookies made with barley, assorted nuts and a hint of cinnamon – ready in 45 minutes.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

2

dozen

1/3
cup canola oil
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
cups rolled barley or 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons old-fashioned oats
3/4
cup whole wheat flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3
cup “heart-healthy” mixed nuts (peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans, hazelnuts)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, mix oil, sugars, mayonnaise, vanilla and egg with spoon. Stir in barley, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Stir in nuts.
  3. Drop dough by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches onto cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
Makes 2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you haven't seen rolled barley, look for it at your favorite co-op or health food store. It works well in place of old-fashioned oats (also called rolled oats) in many recipes.
Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 100mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.