The Great Cookie Experiment- Oatmeal Cookies

The Great Cookie Experiment- Oatmeal cookies


There is nothing better than an Oatmeal cookie……unless it’s a non-fat good for you Oatmeal cookie.  This is not the first fat-free type cookie that I have reviewed.  A lot of my friends thought I shouldn’t even try baking it thanks to the previous attempts.  How could I not try it, though?  Each new low-fat, non-fat, supposedly healthy cookie recipe could be the magic one that gives you a fabulous taste and texture and you never ever have to feel guilty eating them.


I should have listened to my friends and skipped making this one.  Take a handful of dry oatmeal.  Moisten it with a drop or two of water, and sprinkle it with a pinch of brown sugar, then eat it.  It will taste kind of wholesomelike the way grains are supposed to, but it will be dry and chewy with a little bit of sweet.  That’s pretty much these cookies in a nutshell.  I will say that these are very easy to make.  You don’t have to cream the butter and the sugars together, you just add the ingredients, and mix- easy!  If you like chewing on slightly moist oats, then by all means enjoy making these.  I’m going to go find an Oatmeal cookie recipe that uses butter…..

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies


3 cups quick-cooking oats

2/3 cup flour

2/3 cup sugar

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

½ cup egg substitute

1/3 cup light corn syrup

1 tsp vanilla

Combine oats, flour, sugars, baking powder, and salt.  Add the egg substitute, corn syrup, and vanilla.  Mix well.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray.  Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.  Remove to wire racks.  Makes about 2 dozen.


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