Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 360
Yield: 16 cookies


1/2 cup loosely packed raisins
1/2 cup apple juice
1/3 cup canola oil
2 tablespoons sesame tahini or almond butter
1 large egg
2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons date sugar (optional)
1/3 teaspoon powdered stevia extract
1/2 teaspoon stevia concentrate
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


• Preheat the oven to 375°F. Oil a cookie sheet.
• Place the raisins and apple juice in a small pan, and simmer over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Set aside.
• In a mixing bowl, beat the oil and tahini or almond butter together. Mix in the egg then the yogurt. Stir in the date sugar, stevia extract, stevia concentrate, and vanilla.
• Grind the oats in a blender. (Only pulse 2 to 3 times and do 1/3 cup at a time.) Remove from blender. Cream half of the stewed raisins and all of the juice in a blender. Set the rest of the raisins aside. Stir the creamed raisins into the other ingredients.
• Mix the ground oats, flour, leavenings, cinnamon, and salt. together. Mix into the wet ingredients. Add the rest of the raisins and the walnuts, if desired. Don’t over-mix.
• Drop onto the oiled cookie sheet, and flatten with the palm of your hand. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 360
Calories from Fat: 182

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