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Giant Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Yield 2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup stick margarine or butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin-pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup regular oats
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 148
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 25.4 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 80 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Beat sugar and margarine in a large bowl at medium speed of a mixer until well-blended (about 4 minutes). Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add applesauce and vanilla; beat well. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, spice, and salt in a bowl. Add to sugar mixture, beating well. Stir in the oats, raisins, and pecans. Drop dough into 24 mounds 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cookies from pans; cool on wire racks.