There is almost nothing better than soft, chewy cookies and a glass of cold soy milk. These oatmeal raisin cookies are so good, but without the guilt of regular cookies. You can always replace the raisins with chocolate chips, which would be equally delicious.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Makes about 16 cookies (if you don’t eat a lot of the dough)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup unbleached flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup Earth Balance butter at room temperature
3/4 cup of sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 TBSP peanut butter
1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
1-2 TBSP soy milk (as needed)
Preheat the oven to 350. Sift together the whole wheat flour, unbleached flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add in the oats and mix.
In another bowl or in a mixer cream the Earth Balance and the sugar together until it is light and fluffy. Add in the vanilla, peanut butter, applesauce and mix again until it is well combined. Add in the dry ingredients and mix just until the dough comes together. If it is a little too dry add in 1-2 tablespoons of soy milk.
Drop heaping tablespoons of the cookie dough unto an ungreased baking sheet at least 3 inches apart. Press the dough down a little. Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack to cool completely.