Thursday, November 19, 2009

White Chocolate and Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate and Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are one of my favorite treats! Wait until you try this incredible, light variation on the traditional recipe, incorporating the sweetness of white chocolate and tartness of apricots.


1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups oatmeal
2/3 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup chopped dried apricots


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In mixing bowl, beat margarine, sugar, brown sugar, until fluffy, Add eggs, beat well.
3. In separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda. Gradually add flour to margarine-sugar mixture, mix just until combined. Stir in oatmeal, white chocolate chips, apricots.
4. Drop dough by teaspoons onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned on bottom. Transfer to sheet of waxed paper to cool to room temperature before serving.

Makes 48 cookies

Food Facts

Calories 84
Protein (g) 1
Carbohydrate (g) 13
Fat (g) 3
Calories from Fat (%) 36
Saturated Fat (g) 1
Dietary Fiber (g) 1
Cholesterol (mg) 5
Sodium (mg) 54

Diabetic Exchange: 1 other carbohydrate, 0.5 fat

SOURCE: Holly Clegg

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