Preheat oven to 375°.
Coat nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray.
Ingredients and Directions:
1 cup oat bran (dry, uncooked)
¾ cup orange juice
Mix together in a small bowl and set aside to soak for 10 minutes.
1 cup + 1 Tbsp applesauce, unsweetened
2 Tbsp canola oil
1 cup honey
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 ½ Tbsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp grated orange rind or 2 tsp orange extract
Combine in a large bowl, using an electric mixer, until smooth.
3 cups whole-wheat pastry flour
1 Tbsp baking powder
1 ½ tsp baking soda
Measure into a sifter and sift over applesauce mixture.
1 cup nonfat dry milk
2 ½ cups oats (quick-cooking or old-fashioned)
1 cup nuts (optional)
1 cup raisins
1 cup ground flax seed (optional)
Add the soaked oat bran and remaining ingredients to the large bowl and mix thoroughly with a strong wooden spoon. Drop slightly heaping tablespoons 1 inch apart.
Bake until lightly browned or for 12-14 minutes. Makes 60 cookies.
Nutrition Information for 2 cookies (with nuts and flax seed)
Calories 220, Fat 7 gm, Saturated Fat <1gm, Carbohydrates 37gm, Sodium 127mg, Protein 6gm, Fiber 5gm
Nutrition Information for 2 cookies (with nuts and without flax seed)
Calories 200, Fat 5.4gm, Saturated Fat <1gm, Carbohydrates 36gm, Sodium 123mg, Protein
5.3 gm, Fiber 4 gm
Nutrition Information for 2 cookies (without nuts and without flax seed)
Calories 170, Fat 2.5gm, Saturated Fat <0.5gm,
Carbohydrates 35gm, Sodium 130mg, Protein 5gm, Fiber 3 gm
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