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fruity oatmeal cookies

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Recipe by
Brenda Schwab
Midland, TX

I made mine with half dates and half dried tasty

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yield 30 @ 2 cookies a serving
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For fruity oatmeal cookies

  • 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 md
    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

How To Make fruity oatmeal cookies

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.

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