Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Sweet treat with an unexpected ingredient

Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This delicious dessert is a classic, and easy to adjust to your taste with added nuts. A surpsrising ingredient? Greek plain yogurt, which helps the cookies stay moist.

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Ingredients

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup fat-free Greek plain yogurt
2 Tbsp canola oil
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups uncooked oats or rolled oats
1 cup dried raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl.
  3. Combine brown sugar, yogurt, oil, egg and vanilla in a large bowl. Add in flour mixture to make blended dough.
  4. Stir in oats and raisins.
  5. Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes until lightly browned. Do not over bake.
  7. Slide cookies from parchment paper onto countertop to eat.

Nutrition information

Makes 30 servings. Each serving is 1 cookie.

Calories 90
Total fat 1.5 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 85 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 2 g

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Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians

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