Fruity Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Fruity Oatmeal Cookies

Brenda Schwab


I made mine with half dates and half dried tasty

pinch tips: Parchment Paper Vs Wax Paper


30 @ 2 cookies a serving


20 Min


10 Min


1 c
raisins and/or dried cherries and/or dates
1/4 c
orange or pineapple juice
1 c
1/3 c
brown sugar,lightly packed
1/2 c
cooking oil
1/2 c
peanut butter, crunchy
2 medium
eggs beaten
1 tsp
vanilla or orange flavoring
1/2 tsp
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 c
oatmeal, uncooked finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease baking sheet; set aside.

In microwave-safe bowl, combine raisins and juice. Microwave for 30 seconds. Cool, then run through food processor or chop fine.
In large bowl, combine honey, brown sugar, oil, peanut butter, eggs, raisin mixture, vanilla and salt; mix well. Add flour, baking soda and baking powder; mix well. Add oatmeal. (To chop fine, use food processor.) Mix well. Dough should be stiff, so add a little additional flour if needed.
Drop dough by walnut-size balls onto prepared baking sheet. Press down slightly with fork. Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and flip over with spatula; let stand on hot baking sheet for a few minutes before serving. Yields about 60 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy