Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Applesauce and apple juice add moisture and flavor to these tasty low-fat AND low-sugar oatmeal raisin cookies.
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine, softened
3 tablespoons granulated sugar or 2 tablespoons heat-stable sugar substitute equal to 3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup egg substitute or 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate (thawed)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1/3 cup raisins, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
- In large bowl, beat margarine and sugar or sweetener until creamy. Add egg substitute; beat well. Add applesauce, apple juice concentrate and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and raisins; mix well.
- Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
- Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until firm to the touch and light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Quaker Oat Company.