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Chewy Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


44 cookies

"The first time I made these sweet chewy cookies, I didn't tell my family they were low in fat," says Julie Hauser of Sheridan, California. "Their reaction when they found out? 'No way!'"
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  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats


  1. In a food processor, combine the raisins, water, egg whites and molasses. Cover and process for 10-15 seconds or until the raisins are finely chopped.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl. Beat in sugars and vanilla. Combine the flour, milk powder, baking powder and cinnamon; gradually add to raisin mixture and mix well. Stir in oats.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  4. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 77 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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