Grumpy has a “thing” for chewy cookies. He also has a “thing” for white chocolate and macadamia nuts. I have a “thing” for my Grumpy. he he. I couldn’t resist that!
A lot of us have been looking at lighter recipes to get rid of extra poundage and still be happy and satisfied with what we are eating. It is no secret that I love Cooking Light recipes. They can be very tasty while not killing the calorie/fat count! I made it knowing it would be chewy and yummy just by reading the ingredients! I also knew it would make my Grumpy a very happy man, for a while anyway ;o).
Coconut-Macadamia Nut Cookies Cooking Light, December 2000
1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup regular oats 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup golden raisins (I use white chocolate chips instead) 1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup butter or stick margarine, melted 3 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons honey Cooking spray (I line with parchment paper instead as these can be sticky!)
Preheat oven to 325°.Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 6 ingredients (flour through baking soda). Combine butter, water, and honey, stirring well to combine. Add butter mixture to flour mixture, stirring until well-blended. Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes or until almost set. Cool on pan 2 to 3 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pan, and cool on wire racks.Serving size: 1 cookie Per cookie: 90 calories, 2 grams fat, .5 grams fiber WW Points: 2
Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.
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