Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

This recipe was printed in my local paper, The Virginian-Pilot, on September 30, 2009. This recipe won 1st place at the Virginia State Fair (in the oatmeal cookies category.) It was submitted by Jan Tucker, of Virginia Beach. ** Note: Cookies have no cholesterol or saturated fat except for the nuts.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Blend first five ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix next 7 ingredients (dry ingredients).
  4. Stir a spoonful of flour mixture into fruit and nuts to separate fruit.
  5. Add dry ingredients to oil mixture, then stir in fruit and nuts.
  6. Drop 1 1/2 tablespoons onto parchment-paper-covered baking sheet.
  7. Flatten slightly.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. Cool slightly on pan and then transfer to rack to cool completely before storing.