Oatmeal Raisin Applesauce Cookies

Total Time
22mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Modified from a recipe from lifescript.com

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oven to 375°F Lightly grease cooking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and both sugars together. Beat until smooth, about 1 minute. Add the applesauce, egg and vanilla and mix until blended about 2 minutes. Add the flour to the applesauce mixture and mix well. Remove the bowl from the mixer and stir in the oats and raisins.
  4. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets about two inches apart.
  5. Bake until slightly golden, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Remove the baking sheets from the oven and cool on wire racks for 5 minutes. Remove the cookies and cool completely.
Most Helpful

These were good and easy. I used dried cherries because that is what I had. They baked for 8 minutes in my oven.

mschez July 12, 2010

Great cookie! We did some substitutions, though: we used all purpose flour, and used craisins in place of the raisins. Absolutely fabulous! We will make this again - especially for the ones that don't like chocolate (GASP!). We doubled it and it made 27 3-inch cookies. Very fluffy, too (which is perfect for this type of cookie, where I usually don't like cake-like cookies).

Michigan-fan January 23, 2010

5 stars for adaptability and chewy goodness! I actually started off making applesauce low fat brownies and then realized I was out of cocoa midway through! Luckily, I found your recipe which was quite similar. Since I already had 3/4 cup applesauce in my mixture I just kept adding oats until it started sticking, then, because they still weren't sticking very well and I didn't want to keep adding more oats, I stirred in about 1/4 cup natural peanut butter. They turned out fantastic! 10 min. was perfect in my oven and I had 26 large cookies. Also, don't be fooled by the higher fat/calorie content listed. That's for four servings, meaning you'd be eating six cookies (though, let's be honest, that does seem quite accurate, now doesn't it?) ;)

SunsetHappy November 21, 2009