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                        OATMEAL RAISIN DROP COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Raisins
    1 1/2   c            All purpose flour
    1       t            Soda
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1       t            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.
   
   Source: Count Out Cholesterol Cookbook, 1989
  
 
 
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