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Easy Oat Bran and Date Cookies Recipe

Makes 36 cookies


  • 2/3 cup soft margarine
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped dates or raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts, coconut, or chocolate chips


1. In large bowl, cream margarine, brown sugar, egg and water together thoroughly.
2. Add dry ingredients, mix well.
3. Stir in dates or raisins and nuts (or chocolate chips or coconut), if using.
4. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets; flatten slightly with a floured fork.
5. Bake in 350 F oven for 10 minutes or until light golden.
6. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.


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Main Ingredient:Grain and Cereal / Oats
Preparation Method:Baking

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