Apple Cookies

By kimcavett

The apples in this recipe keep these cookies moist and tart adding just a bit of pizzazz to this delicious sweet treat.

Apple Cookies
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup SPLENDA┬« No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel

  • 2 teaspoons molasses

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 1/3 cup apple juice concentrate

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2/3 cup old-fashioned oats

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 cup diced fresh apples

  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly spray cookie sheets with vegetable cooking spray.

  2. Beat butter, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, lemon peel and molasses on high speed with an electric mixer 1 minute. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until yellow disappears after each addition.

  3. Combine applesauce and apple juice concentrate; set aside.

  4. Combine flour, oats, soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Gradually add to butter mixture alternately with applesauce mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture, beating at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in apples and raisins.

  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls, 1 1/2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheets.

  6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Recipe yield
30 cookies
amount per cookie
Calories
100
Total Fat
5g
Cholesterol
25mg
Sodium
95mg
Total Carbohydrate
13g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Sugars
5g
Protein
2g

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7 replies

zoner51
zoner51 2016-01-23 17:00:23 -0600 Report

I cannot use sugar substitutes except for stevia. I'd love to see recipes using only stevia. Also, would you include the grams of sugar for the recipes? Thanks.

evaziem
evaziem 2014-04-27 17:49:19 -0500 Report

Flour is from wheat. Wheat is grain. All grains, in addition to having bad gluten and elevating one's blood sugar, contain inflammatory agents.

Inflammation is root of many chronic diseases like heart, joints, memory loss, and, yes, diabetes 2. See the article by the government's National Institutes of Health that talks about this very issue:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2...

Breakfast cereals are another example of dangerous food that most people eat anyway. Eating eggs for breakfast instead of grains will help you stay healthier for a longer times and enjoy the only life you have…