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Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Posted May 10 2009 11:34pm
Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies
(makes about 3 dozen)

canola cooking spray
1cup (140 g ) unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon (2.5 ml) baking soda
1/4teaspoon (1.25 ml) ground cinnamon
1/8teaspoon (0.6 ml) salt
1/2cup (1 stick/100 grams) margarine, at room temperature
3/4cup (145 g) light brown sugar
2tablespoons (24 g) granulated sugar
1large egg
2tablespoons (30 ml) 1% milk
1/2teaspoon (2.5 ml) vanilla extract
1 1/2cups (120 g) rolled oats
1/2cup (52 g) dark raisins

Preheat oven to 350°F (180 °C), Gas Mark 4. Lightly coat a large cookie
sheet with cooking spray.
Onto a piece of waxed paper, sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon,
and salt. Set aside.

Using an electric mixer, cream the margarine and both sugars until light and
fluffy. Add the egg, milk, and vanilla. Beat well. Gradually add the flour
mixture, 1/4 cup at a time, beating after each addition.

By hand, stir in rolled oats and raisins. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto
prepared cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart. Bake until golden brown,
about 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks to cool.

Per 2-cookie serving: 155 calories (33% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 6 g
total fat (1.0 g saturated fat), 24 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 12
mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium Diabetic exchanges:1 1/2 carbohydrate (bread/starch), 1 fat
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