These Weight Watchers Oatmeal Raisin cookies are the perfect recipe to bake up with your kids!
Need a recipe that will help you and your kids bond while creating a tasty treat? This recipe for Weight Watchers Oatmeal raisin cookies fits the bill! Keep reading for the delish deets below and some tips to get your picky eater to try new foods!
These Weight Watchers Oatmeal Raisin cookies are the perfect recipe! no artificial ingredients and just two points each on WW BLUE!
Weight Watchers Oatmeal raisin cookies
- 1 ⁄2cup s sugar 24 points
- 1 egg s0 points
- 3 ⁄8cup s unpacked brown sugar 13 points
- 3 ⁄4cup s all-purpose flour 9 points
- 1 ⁄2tsp vanilla extract 0 points
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon 0 points
- 1 tsp baking soda 0 points
- 1 ⁄2cup s raisins 12 points
- 3 Tbsp I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Light vegetable spread 4 points
- 1 1 ⁄2cup s, dry Quaker 100% Whole grain old fashioned oats 13 points
- 5 sprays cooking spray 0 points
Spray three baking sheets with no cooking spray
use a teaspoon size and spoon out 46 cookies.
bake cookies at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Check to see if they are ready and if not bake another five minutes!
More Weight Watchers Recipe Ideas
I love getting creative in the kitchen. Trying to follow the WW FreeStyle Plan means I need to get a bit more creative sometimes to satisfy my cravings without going over my daily points. This recipe is just one example of how you can adapt your cravings to fit your points.
Muffins are definitely one of my new favorite recipes. They fill me up without a ton of points. Below are links to some of my other favorite recipes for you to try!
And if you need some tips to get your picky eater to try new dishes-check put my tips!
Sunrise Sunday; Prep Time: 5 minutes; Servings: 3
1-1/2 cups low-fat granola or other dry cereal
1 cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt
1 can (15.25 oz.) Del Monte Lite Fruit Cocktail, drained
1.In tall glasses, spoon alternating layers of granola or any other dry cereal, yogurt and fruit cocktail.
2.For easy variety use any 6 pack of single serving assorted dry cereals and Fruits.
Calories 360/ Total Fat 4g/ Saturated Fat 1.5g/ Cholesterol 5mg/ Sodium 11mg/ Carbohydrates 78g/ Fiber 4g/ Protein 9g
#2 Loosen up your definition of what dinner is. Laurie David author of “The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time” says Dinner can be peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, soup and a salad, or even healthy take out. The real key to dinner is the fact that you all sit down together at the same time, eat the same food, all screens off, and have fun. There are many ways to keep your family dinner rituals going even as a super busy mom. One great idea is to share meal making with a friend or family member. So, for example, if you're making a dish like a speedy pasta in a pan, (one of my favorite recipes in The Family Dinner book!), make a second one for a friend. The next night when she's making a big pot of soup, she can make enough for your family too. Then you have two home cooked meals, and you've only cooked one night! (plus hopefully you'll have leftovers too!). Another one of my favorite things to do is to double up whatever I'm cooking on a Sunday. One for dinner Sunday or Monday, and then I'll freeze one meal for another night. And obviously, the key for any hectic mom — single or not — is to plan ahead as much as possible!
#3 Make Dinner a Game!
Getting your kids to eat healthy foods is one of those “glorious” parts of motherhood that we all savor–(yeah right!) another little trick you might want to have nestled up your sleeve- to actually KEEP your kids at the dinner table- so that you might just get them to eat this wholesome food you slaved over.. is to pick up a nifty Dinner Game. Of course the logical question is why? And, isn't it enough that I'm already pureeing veggies to sneak into their Mac n' cheese and doing “cartwheels” to get the food in my kid's mouth?
Well this game might actually allow you to cut out those “proverbial” cartwheels and handstands (unless of course you're far more flexible than I and actually CAN do cartwheels and handstands!) from your dinnertime routine–and replace it with dinnertime activities to play while you eat. Just sit down to dinner, push the button and your family can get together (while they're eating their Mac n' cheese with pureed veggies mixed in for good measure ) for a whole new kind of family meal.
With the game Are You Dumber Than A Box of Rocks? Draw a card, pick a category, shake the box, and open the top. Who has the correct answer: you or the rocks? This quick play trivia race asks the obnoxious question: are you dumber than a box of rocks? WHAT'S INCLUDED 100 cards with 300 questions, 3 fake rocks, wooden human player pawn, game board, instructions
Why do I think this is worth the investment? It definitely beats popping in a video- or fighting with your kids over getting them to finish their foods. The Dinner Game is basically a great way to distract them from the act of eating- they'll be so engaged in playing the game- that the normal battle to get them to eat their veggies will simply evaporate ( I've tried this and it works- while you're playing just casually pop the food in their mouths- and they ‘ll likely just keeping chewing and eventually swallow–ahhh like a real kid!)
We also love this After Dinner Trivia Game Finished your dinner early? What better way to fill an awkward silence than with some trivia.
Some other perks and reasons to get this game… kids love the extra attention that you'll pay to them when you're playing this game–in fact it could certainly be included in the daily “Quality time quota” that, as a parent, you do your best to fill!.
Kids also love a great BUZZER game Put your skills to the test against friends and family in this ultimate Professor Puzzle Quiz Battle game! PRODUCT FEATURES Buzzer, batteries, dice, trivia cards, included Hard case Includes 240 challenging questions on the arts, history, tv & film, food, celebrities, general knowledge.
Another benefit…A Game often extends dinner by 5 – 10 minutes and the game often continues long after the food is gone. And then there's a cold hard research which has proven that families who have frequent meals together generate lots of benefits: Improved family communication; Improved nutrition and eating habits; Plus, kids develop a protective factor against tobacco, alcohol, drugs and a low grade point average.
Are there any tried and true family dinner time tricks that you'd like to share…I'm all ears!