These chewy cookies are spiced with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. Keep them at home as a family favorite, or share them. They make the perfect food gift when packaged in decorative boxes or wrapped in colorful cellophane.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray or line with nonstick foil. Set aside.

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  • In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; set aside.

  • In another large bowl, beat butter until smooth. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg whites until well combined. Beat in vanilla.

  • With mixer on lowest speed, beat in flour mixture; then stir in oats and raisins. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for 15 minutes.

  • Form dough into 1-inch balls and place on prepared cookie sheets; flatten slightly. If dough is sticky, wet hands with cold water and continue flattening. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 minutes or until lightly golden around edges. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheets, then transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool completely. Line Chinese takeout boxes with tissue paper and place 3 to 4 cookies inside each.

Nutrition Facts

107 calories; 4 g total fat; 8 mg cholesterol; 40 mg sodium. 17 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein;

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