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Orange Cranberry Protein Oatmeal Cookies

Updated on March 22, 2013

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5 stars from 5 ratings of Orange Cranberry Protein Oatmeal Cookies
The yummy finished cookie!
The yummy finished cookie! | Source

I have been trying to figure out a way to curb my sweet craving and stick with my healthy eating life style. After many attempts I think I have finally found something so delicious, I had to share the recipe with everyone!

I love the marriage of cranberries and orange and that is where the idea for these tasty treats came to life. They are high in protein and fiber to help keep you full in between meals completely guilt free! I hope everyone enjoys them!

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: 24 cookies
All of the ingredients I used (minus the vanilla extract)
All of the ingredients I used (minus the vanilla extract) | Source


  • 1 cup Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 4 cups Dried Oats
  • 3/4 cup Egg Whites
  • 1 cup Natural Apple Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Soda
  • 2 tablespoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 5 teaspoons Orange Zest
  • 1 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Use the one that was zested
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. In a large bowl whisk protein powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, vanilla extra, and egg whites until smooth
  3. Then mix in oats and apple sauce until completely mixed
  4. Zest orange and mix into batter. Then squeeze orange juice right into the batter, being carful not to let seeds fall into batter.
  5. Fold dried cranberries into batter
  6. With a soup spoon, make batter into medium sized balls and place on cookie sheet. Place in oven for 7-10 minutes or until the cookies are golden and lightly crisp
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Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 24
Calories 103
Calories from Fat18
% Daily Value *
Fat 2 g3%
Carbohydrates 14 g5%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 8 g16%
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 45 mg2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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      Kas 4 years ago from Bartlett, Tennessee

      Alright khmazz, you read my backpacking story and decided to surprise me with something to replace my clif bars! I appreciate it greatly! No seriously, these are awesome looking. I'm going to have to make some now just because I'm all for trying alternative forms of protein consumption especially in my workout regimen. I'm very glad you went easy on the sugar!

      Well done and it looks great, voting up, sharing!

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      Strumrgrl 4 years ago

      Another great looking healthy but delicious recipe. Can't wait for more!

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      Crystal Tatum 4 years ago from Georgia

      OK, these looks seriously good. I can't wait to try! Voting up and sharing this.

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      Kristen Mazzola 4 years ago from South Florida

      Thanks for your wonderful comment! If you ever get around to making them, let me know what you think :)

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      Holle Abee 4 years ago from Georgia

      These cookies sound awesome! Like you, I love the cranberry and orange combo. Voted up!

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      Kristen Mazzola 4 years ago from South Florida

      Thanks for dropping by and voting up my tasty creation!

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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      looks and sounds yummy , crunchy and chewy to me. Voted up