Saturday, November 10, 2012

Better-for-you oatmeal cranberry cookies

These sound good:

From Market Pantry applesauce

better-for-you oatmeal cranberry cookies

hands on time: 15 min. 
total time: 25 min
makes 20 cookies

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter, softened
1 egg
1/2 natural applesauce
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 Cup whole wheat flour
1 Cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup white baking chips

1. Heat oven to 350.  In large bowl, mix sugar and butter until light and fluffy.  Add egg, applesauce, cinnamon and baking soda; mix well.  Slowly mix in flour until just combined.  Stir in oats, cranberries, and chips.
2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned.  Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet.  Remove to wire rack.