Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Oatmeal Cookies with A-Peel

Recipe from Karen Loughran, Canada.

makes: 4 dozen

1 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins) or raisins
½ cup orange juice
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup butter or stick margarine, softened
2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
1 large egg
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
3 cups regular oats
⅓ cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
cooking spray

Preheat oven to 375F. Combine cranberries and orange juice in a bowl; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Beat the sugars and butter at medium speed of a mixer until light and fluffy. Add corn syrup and egg; beat well. Stir in cranberry mixture. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add oats, walnuts, and orange rind; stir well. Add to sugar mixture; stir until well blended. Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375F for 8 minutes or until almost set. Cool on a wire rack.

More fat info: mono 0.5g, poly 0.5g IRON: 0.5mg

Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 78 (22% from fat) Fat: 1.9g Saturated fat: 0.7g Carbohydrates: 13.8g Sodium: 69mg Fiber: 0.8g Protein: 1.6g Cholesterol: 7mg