Shannon Center Weekly Nutrition Tip

The Holidays are here… Every week in December enjoy a healthy (or healthier) recipe for your holiday party!  All recipes will be posted on the Shannon Center website under “Nutrition Tip of the Week”


Chocolate Chip Cherry Walnut Cookies

  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ c rolled oats
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ c semisweet chocolate morsels
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup dried cherries

Heat oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl, combine flour, oats, baking soda, and cinnamon. In another bowl, cream butter and sugars until fluffy (about 3 to 5 minutes). Add one egg and vanilla; beat until smooth. Blend flour mixture into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips, walnuts and cherries. Drop 20 dough balls onto two ungreased cookie sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 9 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Makes 20 servings

100 calories per cookie, 6 gram fat, 11g carbs, 1g fiber, 1g protein