Start to finish: 25 minutes

Start to finish: 25 minutes

Makes 30 cookies


1 cup white whole-wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon dry ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 egg whites

3/4 cup dark brown sugar

1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil

1/4 cup drained crushed pineapple

1/2 cup fat-free milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup raisins

1 cup grated carrots

1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Heat oven to 375 F. Lightly coat 2 large baking sheets with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, rolled oats, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg.

In a second medium bowl, combine the egg whites, brown sugar, oil, pineapple, milk and vanilla.

Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients, then stir to combine. Stir in the raisins, carrots and walnuts.

Drop dough by tablespoonsful onto prepared cookie sheets, leaving 2 inches between them. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden around edges and slightly firm to the touch.

Nutrition information per cookie (values are rounded to the nearest whole number): 100 calories; 30 calories from fat (28 percent of total calories); 4 grams fat (0 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 milligrams cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 2 g fiber; 30 mg sodium.