Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie

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READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by meringue mama

A healthy on-the-go option that I created for school bakesales. Pre-cooking the raisins makes these soft and chewy, while the instant oatmeal and quinoa add extra vitamins and protein.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Combine raisins and water in microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook on "high" for 5 minutes. Let cool and drain, saving the raisin water. (Should have 3/4 cup raisin water. Can add extra water to equal 3/4 cup.).
  3. Cream shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until lumps disappear.
  4. Add raisin water.
  5. Add flour, powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. Combine well.
  6. Add oats and quinoa.
  7. Add raisins (and nuts if desired) until just combined.
  8. Use a #12 scoop (about 1/3 cup) and scoop out onto parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 12-15 minutes.

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