Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
A tasty treat the whole family will enjoy, bake up a batch of these wholesome cookies then have kids help squish low-fat ice cream between the cookies for a yummy ice cream sandwich.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 1/4 cups California Raisins - divided use
2 to 3 tablespoons hot water
1/4 cup heart healthy vegetable spread, softened
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3 cups old fashioned oats
1 1/2 quarts light vanilla ice cream or fat-free frozen yogurt
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
- Measure flour, cinnamon, salt, soda, ginger and cloves into large mixing bowl. Mix well and set aside. Combine 3/4 cup raisins and hot water in food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Add spread, eggs and brown sugar and process until light. Turn into flour mixture and mix well. Stir in oats and remaining 1 1/2 cups raisins just until combined. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets and flatten slightly. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool completely.
- Spoon about 1/3 cup ice cream onto each of nine cookies and top with remaining cookies. Wrap individual sandwiches in plastic wrap and store in the freezer.
Makes 18 ice cream sandwiches.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of www.LoveYourRaisins.com; through ARA Content.