Several weeks ago I got a recipe for oatmeal cookies from the list (can't
remember who posted it), and recently tried them. I'd like to repeat the
recipe here, as I modified it to replace one ingredient, which was Apple Butter.
1 C whole wheat flour
1.5 C rolled oats
0.5 C sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/3 C apple sauce
1/2 tsp cinnamon
0.25 C + 2 Tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla
Mix the above dry ingredients together, then the moist ingredients. It will
be stiff! Add 1/2 C raisens and distribute them in the mix. Place on a
sprayed cookie sheet in walnut-sized balls pressed down with a fork. Bake
at 325 degree oven for 9 min, let cool on the sheet 1 minute, then cool
longer on a rack.
I live in southern Mindanao (Philippines) so could not find apple butter,
which the original recipe calls for. The apple sauce + cinnamon makes a
pretty good substitute. [it occurs to me that a *very* ripe bananna, mashed
up, would be an interesting variation to use instead of the apple sauce.]
The other thing I'd like to mention is that this recipe makes a very stiff
dough, the shape of which does not alter during the baking process. So you
should make the cookies the shape and thickness you want them. Watch them -
they can burn easily if left too long.
They are good - sort of like a granola bar, except no FAT.
Michael I. Kingery
P.O. Box 64
General Santos City
Tel. (6383) 5525421
Cell: (63912) 7030479
Fax: (6383) 5525420