Keep It Simple – and Delicious – with Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies
Moist and delicious, these cookies are a sweet and satisfying dessert, plus they're simple to prepare.
Don’t be fooled by their wet appearance when you take them out of the oven; they’ll harden slightly when cooled, but they ARE fully cooked and ready to eat. And? They are really good for you with no added sugar and plenty of fiber and belly-filling natural oats.
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Makes 24 cookies
- 4 cups oats, ground up in a food processor or coffee grinder
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- 2 large ripe bananas, mashed
- 1 cup apple juice
- ½ cup raisins
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl.
- In a food processor, blend the bananas and juice until smooth. Slowly add the dry ingredients while mixing.
- Pour the batter into the large bowl, and add raisins.
- Drop spoonfuls onto a nonstick baking sheet. Press down with the bottom of a glass to flatten.
- Bake for 10 minutes, and remember, fresh out-of-the-oven, they will appear moist and soft - but they are done.