(Less fat and more fiber than most cookies)
½ cup soft non-hydrogenated margarine
1 cup packed brown sugar
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)