Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oats, raisins, and peanut butter add a nutrition bonus to the all-American favorite.

Ingredients                                             l_R074623

  • 1 cup  raisins
  • 1/2 cup  boiling water
  • 1/2 cup  peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup  butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup  sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup  refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2 cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups  rolled oats
  • 1 cup  semisweet chocolate pieces or chunks


    1.Preheat oven to 350 degree F. In a small bowl, combine raisins and boiling water; set aside.

    2.In a large bowl, combine peanut butter and butter; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar or substitute, egg, cinnamon, vanilla, and baking soda. Beat until combined. Add flour; beat until smooth. Stir oats.

    3.Drain the raisins; stir raisins and chocolate pieces into oat mixture.

    4.Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks; let cool. Makes about 40 cookies.

    from the test kitchen*Sugar Substitutes:

    • Choose from Splenda Granular or Sugar Twin or Sweet ‘N Low packets in bulk. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar. With Sweet ‘N Low, you’ll get about 34 cookies.
    • Prepare cookies as directed. Store at room temperature for up to 2 days.


    nutrition facts (Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies)

    • Servings Per Recipe 40,
    • cal. (kcal) 87,
    • Fat, total (g) 4,
    • chol. (mg) 3,
    • sat. fat (g) 2,
    • carb. (g) 12,
    • fiber (g) 1,
    • pro. (g) 2,
    • sodium (mg) 47,
    • Other Carb () 1,
    • Fat () 1,
    • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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