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Oatmeal Cookies

September/October 1992

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Applesauce rounds out the flavor of this quick, low-fat remake of classic oatmeal cookies.



READER'S COMMENT:
"These are delicious! My cake flour wasn't fresh, so I subbed some all purpose flour instead, and then white whole wheat for the whole wheat. I also used dark chocolate chunks and a few semi sweet chips in place of the raisins (my husband...
Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Makes: 3 dozen cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup sifted cake flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together sugar, applesauce, egg white, oil and vanilla in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in raisins. Stir together oats, cake flour, whole-wheat flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet with a wooden spoon, mixing just until blended.
  3. Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls onto a prepared baking sheet, spacing cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart. Bake until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.

Nutrition

Per cookie: 89 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 72 mg sodium; 90 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate


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Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
8 or more
Ethnic/Regional
American
Preparation/ Technique
Bake
Health & Diet Considerations
Diabetes appropriate
Low carbohydrate
Meal/Course
Dessert
Snack

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