Top off your summer picnic with these tasty cookie -- the kids will love them!
1-1/3 c. butter
1-1/4 c. organic cane sugar
1-1/2 c. brown sugar, lightly packed
2-1/3 c. ground flax seed
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
3-1/2 c. unbleached flour
1 Tbsp. baking soda
3 c. whole oats
Cream butter and sugars in a bowl. Add flax seed. In another bowl, beat eggs and vanilla together, then combine with flax mixture. Sift together flour and soda. Mix in oatmeal and combine with flax mixture. Form dough into 1-1/2 diameter logs. Place in freezer and chill. Preheat oven to 350° F. Slice logs into 1/4 medallions. Place on baking sheet leaving about 2 inches between cookies. Bake 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from sheet and cool. Makes 9 dozen cookies.
Adapted from a recipe at www.AmeriFlax.com.