Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal CookiesRecipe Summary

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 13 to 15 minutes each batch
Makes: 18 cookies
Serving Size: 1 cookie


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 2 tbsp. 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp. quick rolled oats


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer on medium speed to mix sugar and butter. Mix until well blended, about three minutes.
  3. Slowly add egg; mix on medium speed one minute. Gradually add applesauce and milk; mix on medium speed one minute. Scrape sides of bowl.
  4. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Slowly add to applesauce mixture; mix on low speed until blended, about two minutes. Add oats and blend 30 seconds on low speed. Scrape sides of bowl.
  5. Drop by teaspoonful onto cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake until lightly browned, about 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from baking sheet while still warm. Cool on wire rack.

Per Serving

90 calories, 2 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, less than 1 g dietary fiber, 9 g sugar, 2 g protein

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