1/4 C vegetable shortening
1/4 C soy margarine
3/4 C granulated white sugar
3/4 C firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 C unsweetened apple sauce
1 T vanilla extract
1 C whole grain all-purpose flour
3 C rolled oats (5-minute kind)
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg
3 squares Baker's® unsweetened chocolate (melted & cooled)
size & shape dough into discs using two large spoons. set on Silpat® lined tray, and then bake a dozen at a time in oven at 375°F for 15-17 minutes.
cool on a wire rack before storing.
serve with ice cold milk or Silk® or crumble over a ice cream or sorbet.
my daughter and I made these cookies this morning. even my grumpy, angst-ridden teenage son had to smile.