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Oat Raisin Cookies

These sweet cinnamon-flavored cookies from Nancy Johnson of Laverne, Oklahoma are chock-full of oats. Tuck a few extras into your lunch bag because you’re sure to want them as an afternoon snack, too.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar blend
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup raisins


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar blend for 2 minutes on medium speed. Beat in eggs. Add applesauce, molasses and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in raisins.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets lightly coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with Splenda sugar blend.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 188 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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