Thursday, March 3, 2011

Oatmeal Cookies Facts and Calories

The most common use of oats in food is still hot oatmeal, but oatmeal cookies are gaining fast. Long touted as the healthy alternative to high-sugar, high-fat cookie recipes, oatmeal cookies can be extremely nutritious as well as delicious. Good for breakfast or dessert, you will be surprised at the number of places oatmeal cookies turn up.

There are many types of oatmeal cookie. They can be made with a variety of oats, such as old fashioned oats, quick cooking oats, oat bran or oat flour. Then, of course, they can be mixed with fruits, nuts and sugar substitute for a healthy breakfast cookie or be accompanied by chocolate chips and other candies to make a cookie that is no better for you than the richest piece of cake. Either way, oatmeal cookies are easy to make, delightful to eat and easy to digest.

There are 80 calories in the Oatmeal Cookie.

Calories 90
Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 20 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Protein 2 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g

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