Oatmeal Pecan Snack Cookies

Oats and pecan come together in these tasty cookies that are great for snacks as well as dessert.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 48

1 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 3/4
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup butter, softened
6
oz reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups packed dark brown sugar
1/2
cup fat-free egg product
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
cups old-fashioned oats
3/4
cup dried cherries
1/2
cup chopped pecans

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter, cream cheese and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg product and vanilla. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture just until blended. Stir in oats and cherries.
  • 3 Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon chopped pecans onto each cookie; gently press into dough.
  • 4 Bake 13 to 14 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

Add chocolate chips or grated carrots for a flavorful spin on this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
),
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.