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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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Makes:about 48 cookies

With a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, these hearty oatmeal and applesauce cookies are yummy and perfect for putting in lunchboxes.


1 ¾ cups 425 mL Robin Hood® All Purpose Whole Wheat Flour
½ tsp 2 mL salt
1 tsp 5 mL ground cinnamon
½ tsp 2 mL ground nutmeg
½ tsp 2 mL ground cloves
½ cup 125 mL Crisco® Shortening (All Vegetable or Golden)
1 cup 250 mL granulated sugar
1 egg
1 cup 250 mL applesauce
1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
1 cup 250 mL raisins or dried cranberries
1 cup 250 mL Robin Hood Oats


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Combine, in a large bowl, flour, salt and spices. Stir well to blend.
  3. Cream, in a medium bowl, shortening, sugar and egg together thoroughly.
  4. Combine, in a separate bowl, applesauce and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture alternating with dry ingredients. Mix well. Stir in raisins and oats.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls (5 mL) 2" (5 cm) apart onto greased baking sheets.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes, then remove to wire rack.

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