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Oatmeal Raisin Drop Cookies Recipe


1 c Raisins
1 1/2 c All purpose flour
1 ts Soda
1/4 ts Salt
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/2 c Light margarine
1 c Sugar (my note: I used half
-white, half brown)
1 Egg
2/3 c Buttermilk
1 c Oatmeal
1/2 c Oat bran (for best results,
-use a coarse grind)
1/4 c Finely chopped walnuts

no stick cooking spray

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray baking sheets with
no stick spray.

Plump raisins by steaming over hot water for 5 minutes.

Sift flour. MEasure, then sift with soda, salt,
cinnamon and nutmeg.

Cream margarine with sugar and egg until mixture is
smooth and fluffy.

Add flour mixture and buttermilk, alternately to the
egg mixture. Blend until very smooth. Add oatmeal, oat
bran, raisins and nuts. Stir to blend.

Drop heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared sheets. Bake
for 10 to 12 minutes. Cookies will be evenly browned.

Yield: 36 cookies. Each cookie has less than 1 gm
saturated fat, 37 mg cholesterol, 1 gm soluble fibre
and 157 calories.