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Oatmeal-Raisin-Pecan Cookies

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“Tastier than any more-healthful-than-average cookie has a right to be!! (Slightly adapted from a Whole Foods Market recipe.)”
1hr 6mins
24 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
  3. Chop pecans and place in a small baking pan (not greased); bake for about 6 to 8 minutes, or until pecans are fragrant and lightly toasted. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together unsalted butter, light olive oil, granulated sugar, egg, vanilla extract, and salt.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, stir together whole wheat pastry flour, quick or rolled oats, toasted wheat germ, and baking powder.
  6. Add wet ingredients to dry, and mix until just combined; then stir in dark seedless raisins and toasted chopped pecans.
  7. Shape dough into 24 balls; place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Flatten each dough ball to 1/2".
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Transfer finished cookies to wire racks to cool before serving.

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