Requiem for the “Healthy” Cookie

I’m sure there are healthy and tasty cookie recipes out there somewhere. But Fix Me A Snack has come to an exectutive decision that there will be no more cookies here.

Every six months or so I decide I need to make a cookie that is yummy and has some redeeming nutritional qualities. And every time the process is fraught with disappointment. Sometimes I just need a sugar hit. Biting into something that looks like a cookie, but does not deliver the goods is cruel. I will no longer do this to myself or my children.

Here’s a picture of the results of the latest round of experiments: Oatmeal Raisin Flax Cookies.

Looks yummy, doesn’t it? Don’t be fooled. Save yourself for the real thing. And by real I mean loaded with sugar and butter.