Silver Palate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Makes about 48 cookies

1 cup of butter, margarine, or Smart Balance Buttery Spread (our preference)
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/4 cups brown sugar (packed)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs or 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups of uncooked Silver Palate Thick and Rough Oatmeal
1 cup raisins


In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter/margarine/Smart Balance on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. In a smaller bowl, stir together 1 cup of flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add mixture to the buttery mix. Add brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, and vanilla to mix. Blend 1--2 minutes, or until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Stir in Silver Palate Thick and Rough Oatmeal and the remaining flour. Fold in the raisins. Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10--12 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Cool on rack. Per cookie: 99 calories, 3.5 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 1.4 grams monounsaturated fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 9 mg sodium, 1 gram fiber.

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