---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Chewy Oatmeal Spice Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 42 servings
  
     3/4 c  Firm packed brown sugar
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
       4 tb Margarine
     3/4 c  Apple butter*
            -or apple sauce
       2    Egg whites or 1 egg
       2 tb Skim milk
       2 ts Vanilla
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
  
   :       l ts ground cinnamon
         l/2 ts salt (optional)
       1/4 ts ground nutmeg (optional)
         3 c  QUAKER Oats uncooked
                  -(quick or old fashioned)
   :       l c  raisins/diced dried mixed fruit
   
     Heat oven to 350  F.  Lightly spray cookie sheet with
     no-stick cooking spray.  Beat together sugars and
     margarine until well blended.  Add apple butter, egg
     whites, milk and vanilla;  beat well.  Add combined
     flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg;  mix
     well.  Stir in oats and raisins;  mix well.  (Dough
     will be moist.)  Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto
     prepared cookie sheet.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until
     edges are light golden brown.  Cool 1 minute on cookie
     sheet;  remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in
     tightly covered container.
   
     * Apple butter is usually available in your
     supermarket’s jam & jelly section.
   
     Convenient Bar Cookies:  Spread dough onto bottom of
     ungreased 9x13-inch baking pan.  Bake 25 to 30 minutes
     or until edges are light golden brown. Cool
     completely;  cut into bars.  Store tightly covered. 32
     BARS
   
     Nutrition Information:  l cookie Calories 9O, Calories
     From Fat l5, Total Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 0g,
     Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 45mg, Total Carbohydrates 19g,
     Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g
   
     Note:  For a no-fat-added cookie, omit margarine and
     increase apple butter to l cup;  and continue as
     recipe directs.
   
     Nutrition Information:  1 cookie (made without
     margarine or butter) Calories 9O, Calories from Fat 5,
     Total Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 30mg, Total
     Carbohydrates 19g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g
  
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