These easy breakfast cookies are made with oatmeal, cranberries, walnuts, and whole wheat. Delicious!

Healthy Breakfast Cookies with Cranberries and Walnuts

Made with oatmeal, cranberries, walnuts, and whole wheat, these healthy breakfast cookies are yummy enough for dessert but healthy enough for breakfast!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 226 kcal
Author Katie Moseman


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves & pieces


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line two baking sheets with parchment (or use non-stick baking sheets).
  2. Combine the butter and both sugars in a large mixing bowl. Beat with a spoon until combined.
  3. Add the egg and the vanilla. Beat again until combined.
  4. Add the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Beat until combined.
  5. Add the oats, cranberries, and walnuts. Stir until well combined.
  6. Form golf ball sized domes of cookie dough and place on the baking sheets (about 6 to each sheet).
  7. Bake for about 14 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes, then remove to a rack to finish cooling. When completely cool, store airtight.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts are approximate.  Please consult a nutritionist if you have specific nutritional needs.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Breakfast Cookies with Cranberries and Walnuts
Amount Per Serving (151 g)
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 95
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.6g16%
Saturated Fat 4.2g26%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 100mg4%
Potassium 141mg4%
Carbohydrates 27.5g9%
Fiber 2.7g11%
Sugar 7.9g9%
Protein 5.1g10%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.