Updated Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  • Yields 50 cookies
  • Details

    • Serving Size: (dessert)


    • 3 cups sugar
    • 1 cup margarine or butter
    • 4 whole eggs
    • 1/2 cup lowfat milk
    • 1 cup canned applesauce
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 quart + 2 cups rolled oats
    • 2 cups California raisins


    1. Beat sugar and margarine in mixer bowl with paddle attachement until smooth and creamy, 5 minutes.
    2. Add eggs slowly and mix on medium speed for 1 minute.
    3. Slowly add milk and applesauce. Mix 1 minute more on medium speed. Scrape sides of bowl.
    4. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix on low speed until blended, 2 minutes. Add oats and raisins and blend for 30 seconds on low speed. Scrape sides of bowl.
    5. Portion with No.2 scoop (2 tablespoons) in rows of 5 down and 4 across onto each greased or paper-lined sheet pan (18 x 26 x 1-inch).
    6. Bake until lightly browned in Conventional oven – 350°F for 18 to 20 minutes or Convection oven – 325°F for 10 to 12 minutes.

    Note: For a bar cookie, spread 3 quarts (5 pounds 14 ounces) dough in greased half-sheet pan (18 x 13 x 1-inch) and bake for 20 to 25 minutes in a 325°F Convection oven. Cut 5 X 10.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 170 (25% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 1g, mono 2g, poly 1.5g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 15mg; Protein 3g; Carbohydrate 30g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 17g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 80mg; Calcium 17mg; Potassium 101mg

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