Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 1/4 cups brown sugar -- firmly packed

  2. 3 1/2 cups granulated sugar

  3. 1 3/4 cups unsalted butter -- softened

  4. 1 quart plus 1 cup apple butter or applesauce

  5. 14 egg whites or 7 whole egg

  6. 3/4 cup plus 2 Tbs. skim milk

  7. 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs. vanilla extract

  8. 10 1/2 cups all purpose flour

  9. 2 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. baking soda

  10. 2 Tbs. plus 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

  11. 1 1/4 Tbs. salt

  12. 1 3/4 tsp. nutmeg

  13. 3 3/4 lbs. quick or old fashioned oatmeal -- uncooked

  14. 7 cups raisins or dried mixed fruit -- diced if mixed fruit

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly spray a cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Beat together sugars and butter until well blended. Add next 4 ingredients and beat well. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in another bowl. Stir into sugar mixture. Stir in oatmeal and raisins and mix well. (Dough will be moist.) Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet and remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container. Easy Bar Cookies: Spread dough evenly onto bottom of an ungreased 13x9 inch baking pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely and cut into bars. Store tightly covered. Because this recipe is for a particular size pan, it adjusts the number of servings only in multiples of 16.The instructions describe how to prepare the ingredients for one pan. There are enough ingredients to prepare 7 pans.


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