Lower-Fat Chewy Oatmeal Spice Cookies Recipe | Quaker Oats

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  • 3/4 Cup(s) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoon(s) (1/2 stick) margarine, softened
  • 3/4 Cup(s) apple butter or applesauce
  • 2 egg whites or 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoon(s) fat-free milk
  • 2 Teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 1-1/2 Cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon(s) Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon(s) salt (optional)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 3 Cup(s) Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 Cup(s) diced dried mixed fruit or raisins

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Cooking Instructions

Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugars and margarine until well blended. Add apple butter, egg whites, milk and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg, if desired; mix well. Add oats and dried fruit; mix well. (Dough will be moist.) Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

Serving Tips:
For a No Fat-Added Cookie:
Omit margarine and increase apple butter to 1 cup. Proceed as recipe directs.

COOK NOTE:

Look for apple butter in the jam & jelly section of the supermarket.

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