Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

These are pretty good! I think next time I will decrease the craisins a bit and add a couple tablespoons of mini chocolate chips.

Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup light margarine
1/2 cup splenda
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 cup dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 350^. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and oatmeal in a bowl; set aside. Combine margarine, Splenda, brown sugar and eggs. Add oat mixture. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray and drop tablespoonfuls of dough o cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until edges are set. Cool completely. Either serve cookies or stack between sheets of waxed paper in an air-tight container and freeze for up to two weeks before serving.
Yield: 32 cookies. Per cookie= 71 Calories; 2g Fat (26.6% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 12mg Cholesterol; 113mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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