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Healthy Oatmeal Surprises

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“These are both healthy and favorite combination! I adapted this from a recipe I found online when I first started baking.My friends and boyfriend always ask for them, and there is lots of room for substitutions, so they never get boring!”
36 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream together butter and white and brown sugars until light and fluffy in a large bowl.
  3. Add egg whites and egg one at a time, beating well with each addition.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture.
  6. Stir in quick oats, chocolate chips and raisins.
  7. **Optional if using raisins: Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add 1/2 cup raisins, remove from heat, and soak for 10 minutes. Drain and cool before adding them to batter**.
  8. Drop batter by heaping spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 8-10 minutes (longer if your spoonfuls are REALLY heaping). Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.

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