Currant Oatmeal Cookies

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Recipe by Mary Scheffert

From the book "The Stevia Cookbook" by Ray Sahelian MD & Donna Gates. I am posting this recipe in order to get more people interested in the all-natural sweetening herb stevia, and to get the nutritional information for this recipe.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet (or use parchment paper) & set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking powder & nutmeg.
  3. Place butter in another mixing bowl & whisk until light & fluffy. Add the stevia & eggs (one at a time), whisking well after each egg. Add the flour mixture, about 1/2 cup at a time until thoroughly combined. Stir in the oats & currants.
  4. Form the mixture into 2-inch balls & place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Variations: For cinnamon-raisin oatmeal cookies, simply substitute 1 cup raisins & 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon for the currants & nutmeg. For chocolate oatmeal cookies, substitute 1 1/2 cups carob chips for the currants. For a low-sugar variation, use grain-sweetened chocolate or carob chips.

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