Wild Blue Energy Chews

Prize-Winning Recipe 2008! Baking cookies with wheat germ, canola oil, egg white and dark chocolate adds a better-for-you halo to a chewy blueberry cookie.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 30

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
1/4
cup toasted wheat germ
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons canola oil
3
tablespoons water
1
egg white
1/2
cup dried blueberries
1/4
cup whole almonds, chopped
2
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, chopped

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, wheat germ, butter, oil, water and egg white until soft dough forms. Stir in blueberries, almonds and chocolate.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

Using dried cranberries, chopped white chocolate and pecans makes a tasty variation.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.