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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Black Mission Figs


Yield: 12-14 medium-sized cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup  granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup  Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
  • 3 tablespoons  margarine
  • 1 tablespoon  peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons  honey
  • 2 teaspoons  vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon  almond extract
  • 1 large egg (lightly beaten)
  • 3/4 cup  whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons  all purpose flour
  • 1 cup  regular oats, not instant
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon  baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon  cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground clove
  • 3/4 cup  dried black mission figs

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Sift together flours and then mix them with oats, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and clove. Using an electric mixer, cream together the margarine and sugars. Blend in oil, honey, egg, vanilla and almond extract. Add flour mixture to liquid ingredients until fully incorporated, 1/2 cup at a time. Blend in figs. Drop by tablespoon onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

3. Makes 12 to 14 medium-sized cookies; serving size 1 cookie

From FitnessMagazine.com