Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

This recipe is a somewhat healthier variation of the standard.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugars until smooth.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and flax meal; blend well.
  4. Stir in oats, prunes, walnuts and chocolate chips.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes.


Most Helpful

This is a really great cookie with lots of healthy goodness in it. I used the prunes and actually prefer them over raisins in most oatmeal cookie recipes. I also used flax meal instead of flax seed. The Splenda in this has an aftertaste I don't care for. Those who are use to splenda probably would not notice or mind the taste. I will make these again, but use real sugar instead.

Pam-I-Am May 10, 2007

These cookies are very good! I only made a couple of changes...I substituted raisins for the prunes, and used regular sugar instead of Splenda. I like the healthy addition of flax seeds! A nice chewy and crunchy snack..Thanks Joya!

Hazeleyes March 06, 2005

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