Orange Oatmeal Cookies

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Big, soft, and delicious with a distinctive orange flavor.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
28
Yield:
28 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 egg white, beaten until foamy

  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 1 large naval orange, zested and juiced

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats

  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

94 Calories
6g Fat
10g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 28
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 70mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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