These cookies make great healthy upgrades!
quick cooking oats
cranberries, coarsely chopped
(freeze first for easy chopping)
range zest, grated
Preheat oven to 375
F. In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and oats.
In another bowl, beat butter and maple syrup until smooth and creamy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated. Mix in vanilla.
Add flour mixture to dry ingredients and mix well. Fold in raisins, cranberries, and orange zest.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets; press down with fork.
Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately transfer to wire racks to cool. Makes 5 dozen.
Adapted from Katherine E. Younker, Complete Canadian Diabetes Cookbook.
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