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Banana Oatmeal Raisin Cookies


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup tub margarine
1 large egg
1 cup mashed ripe banana
1 3/4 cups uncooked oatmeal, quick cooking
3/4 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Mix flour, sugar and baking soda in a large bowl.
  3. Add softened margarine. Mix with a fork until mixture looks crumbly.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat egg. Add to the flour mixture and mix well.
  5. Add the banana, oatmeal and raisins to the rest of the ingredients. Mix well.
  6. Drop dough from a teaspoon onto a lightly greased baking sheet (about 2 inches apart). Bake for 12 minutes or until browned.Y

Yields about 4 dozen servings


Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City Nutrition & Health Programs Recipe Collection, 2006.

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