lower-fat chewy oatmeal spice cookies

READY IN: 46mins
Recipe by nomnom

My adapted version of the sam name recipe from www.quakeroats.com. Changed some ingredients to make healthier and added some spices for extra flavor.

Top Review by lisa__lynn

I love these cookies! I have been making 1/2 recipes of these cookies about 3-5x's a week since I first tried then. I changed a few things, like using pumpkin seeds instead of fruit, and they come out great. I eat them as a dessert, but mainly as a healthy snack. Great recipe, thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment.
  3. You only need 2.
  4. In large bowl, beat sugars and applesauce until well blended.
  5. Add egg whites, milk and vanilla; beat well.
  6. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger; mix well.
  7. Add oats and dried fruit; mix well.
  8. (Dough will be moist.) Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  9. I fit them in 4 X 5 rows with one cookie squeezed into the side.
  10. Press down cookies to desired thickness and width (these cookies will NOT spread because of no fat) Bake 4 minutes, then turn cookie sheet around to the other side and bake another 4.
  11. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack.
  12. Cool completely.
  13. Store tightly covered.
  14. I suggest using my Splenda Powdered Sugar Glaze.
  15. One recipe should do the trick.
  16. Sprinkle with extra cinnamon for an extra kick, if desired.

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