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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
There are many things we call “classic” but this cookie is the undisputed much imitated original. These belong together and once you whip up a batch of Oatmeal Raisin Cookies you’ll see why they’re so popular.
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  • tablespoons (1/2 stick) margarine, softened
  • 2 tablespoons heat‑stable sugar substitute equal to 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute or 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all‑purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1‑1/2 cups Large Flake Quaker® Oats or Quick Quaker® Oats (uncooked)
  • 1/3 cup raisins, chopped

How to make it

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, beat margarine and sweetener or sugar until creamy. Add egg substitute; beat well. Add applesauce, apple juice concentrate and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and raisins; mix well.
  4. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until firm to the touch and light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.