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Orange Oatmeal Cookies

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Big, soft, and delicious with a distinctive orange flavor."
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30 m servings 94
Original recipe yields 28 servings (28 cookies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Beat butter, white sugar, and brown sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Stir egg white and applesauce into butter mixture until just combined into a dough. Add orange juice with pulp and orange zest to the dough; stir.
  3. Mix flour, oats, walnuts, baking soda, cream of tartar, and cinnamon in a separate bowl; fold into the dough until evenly incorporated.
  4. Drop by heaping tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until bottom of cookies are lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 2 to 3 minutes before moving to wire racks to cool completely.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 94 calories; 5.6 10.3 1.7 9 49 Full nutrition

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I am on the fence about this cookie, it is so cake like it almost isn't a cookie. They don't hold together well you need to serve them with a plate or napkin because they are crumbly and do fall...

These were great and surprisingly light.

I think these were excellent. They were soft almost cakey. My husband took to calling them muffin tops because they were a little crunchy on the outside but like cake inside. I made a few change...

Wonderful and moist. I used some coconut oil and greek yogurt in place of butter. My advice would be don't be shy with the zest and juice- it really makes these cookies shine and doesn't taste o...

Very yummy and unique cookies. Both my boyfriend and I really enjoyed them

I substituted butter with Greek yogurt. Still a great recipe.

The way to make these not be so crumbly is to put a whole egg in them instead of only the white and beating it. I added a whole egg after beating the butter and sugar together and they came out ...

Yumm! love the orange flavor! I like that its low fat and low sugar, not too sweet, but enough to satisfy a. cookie craving!

These were delicious. The only issue I had was the very cake-like consistency of them. They fell apart very easily, but everyone still liked them a lot.