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SUGAR-FREE OATMEAL COOKIES (Grace’s)

2 small ripe bananas, mashed
2 c. unsweetened applesauce
3 T. butter, softened
2 eggs
2 t. vanilla
2 c. oatmeal
1 c. whole wheat flour
1 c. all purpose flour
3/4 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/2 t. cinnamon
3/4 c. currants or raisins (optional)

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine wet ingredients. In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and mix together. Drop by tablespoonsful onto an ungreased sheet and bake 25 minutes or til golden brown.

(makes 40 cookies)

Sugar-Free Oatmeal Cookies recipe is published in our April, 2012 Menu Minder, Issue #342.