Peanut Butter and Honey Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients

3/4 cup honey
3/4 cup sugar
or 1 egg
1/4 cup skim milk
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups oats (quick or old-fashioned) see tip
1 3/4 cups whole-wheat flour see tip
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup coarsely chopped dry roasted peanuts optional

Preparation

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In a large bowl, beat peanut butter, honey and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg whites, milk, oil and vanilla; mix well. Combine oats, flour and baking soda and add to the peanut butter mixture. Mix well. Stir in raisins and peanuts. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.
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Heat oven to 375 degrees. Remove refrigerated dough and drop rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove to a wire rack and cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature or wrap airtight and freeze.
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Makes about 5 dozen cookies.
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TIP: If using old-fashioned oats, add 2 tablespoons of flour.
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Yield: "5 dozen"
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NOTES : Calories are about equal to other peanut butter cookies, but cholesterol and total fat are down and dietary fiber and protein are up.

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Yield:

60.0 servings

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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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