Really Good Low-Fat Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

This is one recipe where low is good. Low sodium, low fat, and low cholesterol - now that’s a really good cookie.


  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fat-free vanilla or plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil or corn oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups uncooked old-fashioned oats or quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • Directions:

    HEAT oven to 350º F. Cover 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
    COMBINE flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl.
    COMBINE brown sugar, yogurt, oil, egg and vanilla in a large bowl. Add flour mixture to make a blended dough.
    STIR in oats and raisins.
    DROP mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
    BAKE for 10-12 minutes until very lightly browned. Do not over bake.
    SLIDE cookies from parchment paper onto countertop to cool.

    Makes 40 cookies.

    Nutrients per serving (1 cookie): Calories 63; Protein 1g; Fat 1g (Sat. Fat 0.1g); Carbohydrate 13g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 63mg