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Oatmeal-raisin bites

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
22 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
40
Difficulty
Easy
Small oatmeal-raisin cookies with a big granola taste. They’re loaded with fiber and rank high on the hunger-busting scale. And yes, they're so simple to make that you can whip up 40 of these bites in under 25 minutes. You'll never reach for those store-bought granola bars again. Sweet, earthy, and nutty, you can have these homemade treats for either breakfast or dessert if you so desire. They're also the cutest snack you can take with you on the go; they'll provide that little burst of energy you need to get you through your day.

Ingredients

uncooked rolled oats

1½ cup(s)

whole-grain wheat flour

¾ cup(s)

baking powder

½ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

ground cinnamon

½ tsp

regular butter

½ cup(s), softened

packed brown sugar

½ cup(s)

sugar

¼ cup(s)

egg(s)

1 large

vanilla extract

1 tsp

raisins

1 cup(s), chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF
  2. In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; set aside. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and both sugars until incorporated. Add egg and vanilla; mix thoroughly. Add oat mixture and mix until just combined; fold in raisins.
  3. Drop rounded teaspoons of batter onto 2 ungreased cookie sheets, about 1-inch apart each. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes for chewy cookies or 11 to 12 minutes for crispy cookies. Remove from oven and let cookies rest on cookie sheets for about 2 minutes; remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely. Yields 1 cookie per serving.

Notes

Change the flavor of this recipe by adding walnuts instead of raisins (could affect SmartPoints value).

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