September 28, 2021

Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

A sweet treat with a surprise ingredient

Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This delicious dessert is a classic, and easy to adjust to your taste. The surprise ingredient? Plain Greek yogurt, which helps the cookies stay moist. We’ll keep it our little secret.


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1 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups uncooked oats or rolled oats
1 cup dried raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cover two 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 two 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 (per serving)

Makes 30 servings

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


Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians.

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