Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 1/2 c all purpose flour

  2. 1 c quick oats

  3. 1/2 tsp salt

  4. 1 tsp baking soda

  5. 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  6. 1/4 tsp ground cloves

  7. 2 tsp grated lemon zest

  8. 1 c packed brown sugar

  9. 12 Tbsp (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter , softened

  10. 1 lg egg

  11. 1/2 c unsweetened applesauce

  12. 1/2 c honey

  13. 1 c finely chopped peeled apple

  14. 1 c raisins

  15. 1/2 c quick oats

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 300 In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 cup oats, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and zest, mix until evenly distributed.

  2. In another large bowl, beat the brown sugar and butter until the mixture is light and fluffy. With mixer running, add the egg, then the applesauce, then the honey.

  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients, 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Then add the chopped apple and raisins and hand mix until just combined.

  4. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, about 1 1/2 inches apart, onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with the 1/2 cup oats if desired. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the bottoms are golden. Cool on wire racks.

  5. ** This recipe says it makes 48 cookies, I made very large cookies and got about 22 out of each batch. I also baked them at 350 for 10-12 minutes. They turned out very soft and delicious.

  6. ** I don't care for raisin cookies so I also made the following chocolate chip variation.(not in the cook book)

  7. For Oatmeal Chocolate Chip: Prepare as directed omitting, cinnamon, cloves, zest, chopped apple, and raisins. Add 1-1 1/2 c chocolate chips.


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