Farmland Flax Cookies

1 1/3 cups butter

1 1/4 cups granulated sugar

1 1/2 cups lightly packed brown sugar

2 1/3 cups flax seed

3 large eggs

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 TBSP baking soda

3 cups oatmeal

In a bowl, cream butter and sugars; add flax seed. In another bowl, beat eggs and vanilla together. Combine with flax mixture.

Mix together the flour and soda. Mix in oatmeal and combine with other ingredients.

Form dough into 4 cm (1 ½ inch) round logs. Place in freezer and chill.

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).

Slice into (1/4 inch) medallions.

Place on baking sheet leaving about (2 inches) between cookies.

Bake 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from sheet and cool.

Yield: 108 cookies (2 inches)

Serving Size: 2 cookies

SOURCE: Flax Council of Canada