Healthier oatmeal raisin cookies (recipe)

By The Health News Team | March 16, 2018
Healthier oatmeal raisin cookies (recipe)

Who doesn’t love fresh-out-of-the-oven oatmeal raisin cookies? Packed with fiber-rich oats, our modified recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth while filling you up. Whip up these treats for the next time you’re on the go and need a quick, energetic snack.

Healthier oatmeal raisin cookies (recipe)


  • 1 cup ghee (clarified butter), softened

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup sugar substitute (like Splenda)

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 1/2 cups flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

  • 3 cups uncooked old-fashioned (rolled) or quick oats

  • 1 cup raisins



Step 1

Heat oven to 350° F.


Step 2

Using a hand mixer or spoon, beat ghee, brown sugar and sugar substitute until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla into the mixture; mix well. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Slowly add the combined dry ingredients to the ghee mixture until completely blended. Stir in oats and raisins. Optional: You can also add in a cup of your favorite nuts.


Step 3

Using a tablespoon, evenly place mounds of dough onto a nonstick, ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown.


Step 4

Let cool 1 minute on the cookie sheet, then transfer cookies to a cooling rack. Once cooled, serve and enjoy. Store extra cookies in an airtight container.

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