Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

(Less fat and more fiber than most cookies)

½ cup       soft non-hydrogenated margarine
1 cup        packed brown sugar
1               egg
½  cup      milk
1 tsp         vanilla
1 cup        whole wheat flour
1 tsp         baking powder
½ tsp        baking soda
2 tsp         cinnamon
1¼ cups   rolled oats
¼ cup      wheat germ
1½ cups  raisins or dried apricots, cranberries, or dates.

In large mixing bowl combine margarine, sugar, and egg; beat well.

Beat in milk and vanilla.  Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon,     oats, wheat germ, and fruit; mix well.

Drop batter a small spoonful at a time onto non-stick baking sheet.  Bake in     350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

Makes about 50 small cookies, each with 58 calories, 2 grams fat, 4 mg cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 10 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 1 gram protein.

(The New Lighthearted Cookbook, by Anne Lindsay)

2017-02-27T23:47:03-08:00 Categories: Recipe|