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Oat Raisin Cookies

 Oat Raisin Cookies
These sweet cinnamon-flavored cookies from Nancy Johnson of Laverne, Oklahoma are chock-full of oats. Tuck a few extras into your lunch bag because you’re sure to want them as an afternoon snack, too.
20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar blend
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup raisins

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar blend for 2 minutes on medium
  • speed. Beat in eggs. Add applesauce, molasses and vanilla. Combine
  • the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to
  • creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in raisins.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets lightly
  • coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or
  • until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire
  • racks. Yield: about 3 dozen.

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Oat Raisin Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 cookies equals 188 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.