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Oatmeal Cookies
Total : 20 min


  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup any combination of chopped nuts, raisins and dates
  • 6 ounces silken (soft) tofu
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flours, baking powder and spices. Stir in oats and the fruit/nut mixture.
  3. In a separate bowl, mash tofu with back of a fork. Stir in olive oil, water, brown sugar and vanilla extract.
  4. Using a rubber spatula, fold wet ingredients into the dry ones, combining thoroughly.
  5. Drop batter by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.
Exchange: 1 starch, 1 fruit
Carbohydrate Units: 1
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
27 cookies
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 140      Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value 
9% Total Fat 6g
0% Cholesterol   0mg
1% Sodium   20mg
6% Total Carbohydrate   19g
4%   Dietary Fiber   1g
0%   Sugars   0g
6% Protein   3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: