Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Promise Banana Snack Cake, Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

PROMISE BANANA SNACK CAKE

Serves: 12
Preparation Time: 20 Minute(s)
Cook Time: 25 Minute(s)

Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup uncooked quick or old fashioned oats
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
6 Tbsp. Promise ® Buttery Spread
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup cholesterol free egg substitute or 2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 large ripe bananas, mashed slightly
Yogurt Drizzle* (optional)
Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 9-inch square baking pan; set aside.

In medium bowl, combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; set aside.

In large bowl, with electric mixer, beat Promise ® Buttery Spread and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg substitute and vanilla until blended, scraping sides occasionally. Gradually beat in flour mixture, then bananas just until blended. Evenly spoon into prepared pan.

Bake 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. On wire rack, cool completely. Drizzle with Yogurt Drizzle.


*Yogurt Drizzle: Blend 2 tablespoons melted Promise ® Buttery Spread, 1 cup confectioners sugar, 2 tablespoons vanilla yogurt and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract until smooth; chill.
Nutrition Information per serving
Calories 180 Calories From Fat 50 Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1.5g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 170mg Total Carbohydrate 30g Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g Protein 3g Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 4% Calcium 2% Iron 8%

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CHEWY OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIES

Makes: 28 cookies
Preparation Time: 15 Minute(s)
Cook Time: 12 Minute(s)

Ingredients:
2 cups uncooked quick or old fashioned oats
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
6 Tbsp. Promise ® Buttery Spread
1-1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1/3 cup lowfat vanilla yogurt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°. Grease baking sheets; set aside.

In medium bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.

In large bowl, with electric mixer, beat Promise ® Buttery Spread and brown sugar until creamy, about 3 minutes. Beat in egg, yogurt and vanilla until blended. Gradually beat in oat mixture just until blended. Stir in raisins and walnuts.

On prepared baking sheets, drop dough by 2 tablespoonfuls, 4 inches apart. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are golden and centers are set. On wire rack, cool 2 minutes; remove from sheets and cool completely.
Nutrition Information per cookie
Calories 130 Calories From Fat 35 Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 0.05g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 110mg Total Carbohydrate 23g Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 14g Protein 2g Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 0% Calcium 2% Iron 6%

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