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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

No recipe image available.Forget what you think you know about whole-wheat sweets—these toothsome treats are moist and deliciously spicy.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
2 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon molasses
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup raisins

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease two baking sheets; set aside.
  2. Cream butter with honey and maple syrup. Whisk eggs with milk and molasses; beat egg mixture into butter mixture (resulting mixture may appear curdled). Set aside.
  3. Combine oatmeal with whole wheat flour, nutmeg, walnuts and raisins. Stir into butter mixture until well-blended.
  4. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes or until tops are browned.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.