Weight Watchers Recipes

Cowboy Cookies

Lightened-Up Cowboy Cookies

Enjoy the deliciousness of Cowboy Cookies with a healthier twist!


  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened (1 stick)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cups old-fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour (or all-purpose flour)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup sugar-free chocolate chips
  • ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup chopped almonds (instead of pecans)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the softened butter and brown sugar until well combined.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla extract, beating until blended.
  4. Incorporate the oats, whole wheat flour, and baking soda into the mixture, being careful not to over-mix.
  5. Gently stir in the sugar-free chocolate chips, unsweetened shredded coconut, and chopped almonds.
  6. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop 1 ½ tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
  8. Allow the cookies to cool completely on the pan before transferring them to an airtight container.


  • Store at room temperature for up to 4-5 days.
  • Opt for quick oats if you prefer a smoother texture.
  • Use gluten-free one-on-one flour for a gluten-free version.
  • Choose from semi-sweet, dark chocolate, or milk chocolate chips based on your preference.
  • Feel free to add ½ cup of mini sugar-free M&Ms or other sugar-free candies if desired.

Enjoy these Lightened-Up Cowboy Cookies without compromising on taste! SmartPoints may vary based on specific ingredients used.

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