I like to take a snack to work and cookies always travel well. I've been on a mission to find a healthier cookie and think I may have one here. I started out with Martha Stewart's recipe, but didn't like the 1/3 cup of oil in it, so I replaced that with unsweetened applesauce-very good. I even cut back on the brown sugar because I find them sweet enough with the raisins and applesauce.
Healthier Oatmeal Cookies
1/2 C whole wheat flour
1/2 C AP flour
1/2 C old fashioned oats
1 tsp baking powder
2/3 C brown sugar (or less)
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 C raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix dry (except raisins), mix wet, add wet to dry and mix well, fold in raisins.
I use a cookie scoop, place on parchment lined cookie sheets, about 12 cookies per sheet.
Bake for approximately 14 minutes or until golden brown. Makes about 18 cookies.
Cool and enjoy!
Note: These are not crunchy, they have a softer cake-y consistency. My sweets loving taste tester at the office said they weren't his favorite, although he did eat them! So they may not be for everyone, but they freeze well and this recipe is a keeper for me.