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Category: Desserts

Granola Peanut, Pecan and Raisin Cookies

Delicate, exceptionally crisp and chewy and almost too decadent to be healthful or reserved for the "granola set," these make a great presentation and are terrific to eat. Read more

Total time: 1 1/2 hours | Makes 72 cookies
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) minus 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 3/4 cups granola
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 3/4 cup raisins

Step 1Cream butter with brown and granulated sugars. Add egg, vanilla and salt and blend well. Stir in flour, baking soda, sesame seeds and granola. Fold in pecans, peanuts and raisins.

Step 2Drop by teaspoonfuls or small chunks onto baking sheets lined with double layer of parchment paper. Or roll in 1-inch balls. Flatten cookies on baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until crisp and browned around edges, about 12 to 15 minutes.

Each cookie:
74 calories; 34 mg sodium; 9 mg cholesterol; 4 grams fat; 9 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.11 gram fiber.
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