Recipes and Cooking Oat, Fruit and Nut Cookies 3.9 (10) Get a little extra crunch from these totally fab cookies. They're boosted with healthful ingredients and taste even better! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 10 mins Stand Time: 1 mins Total Time: 36 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 3 dozen cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup butter, softened ⅔ cup packed brown sugar ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 eggs ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 ¼ cup dried mixed fruit bits, snipping any large pieces; dried cranberries or cherries; raisins; or snipped dried apricots ¾ cup chopped walnuts, peanuts, pecans, or almonds Directions In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat on medium speed until combined, scraping the sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Stir in oats, mixed fruit bits, and nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350° degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cookies stand on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool. Makes about 3 dozen cookies. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 95 Calories 5g Fat 12g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 95 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 19mg 6% Sodium 56mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Protein 2g Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.