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Giant Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Giant Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Cooking Light DECEMBER 1998

  • Yield: 2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)


  • 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


Preheat oven to 375°.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 148
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 4.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 2.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 25.4g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 80mg
  • Calcium: 11mg

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