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Makes:
48 Cookies
Prep time:
20 minutes
Cooking time:
15 minutes

Ingredients

½ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup sugar
½ cup vegetable oil
½ cup unsweetened applesauce or fruit puree
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground ginger
2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
1 ½ cups finely grated carrot (about 3 large carrots)
1 cup raisins (or any type dried fruit)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the sugars, oil, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla. Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the dry ingredients.
  4. Blend the dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Stir in the carrots and raisins.
  5. Drop the dough by teaspoon onto the baking sheet.
  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Store in an airtight container.