Baking is being precise, you need patience, but baking is easy. Recipes like this just involve simple doings. Adding some ingredients into a bowl and turning them into healthy delicious, wholesome cookies. Oh, trust me this is the easiest recipe ever.
Switch your chai biscuit with these healthy oat cookies. It will be a small step towards a healthy you. These cookies also make a perfect snack for kids. Those few hours before dinner time, where you duck your head in the fridge looking for food. One oat cookie will coax those hollow monstrous echos of the tummy.
These are hearty, wholesome, chewy, and very satisfying cookies. I bake a lot, and healthy recipes are fulfilling reimbursement to my spirit.
You will find the recipe video on my Instagram and I am attaching one here too. Hope you like it, and give this a try.
The recipe call for a egg, which is easy to replace. To substitute egg in these cookies, do the following.
Soak one tablespoon of flaxseed powder in three tablespoons of lukewarm water. Stir it once and let it sit on the kitchen counter for 10-15 minutes. This mix will work as a substitute for egg in this recipe.
The recipe calls for coconut oil. Which is far healthier than butter. You will find different varieties of coconut oil
Refined coconut oil is typically cheaper and unlikely to have the true coconut flavor and smell. It falls short on nourishing qualities too.
Virgin coconut oil is an unrefined version with a lighter taste. Virgin coconut oil is deemed to be of higher quality than refined coconut oil and is said to be richer in antioxidants.
For baking I prefer virgin coconut oil. In my recipe. You will find it easily in grocery stores. Or sharing a link here too.DiSano Cold Press Virgin Coconut Oil, Glass Bottle, 500 ml
Coconut sugar, sometimes called coconut palm sugar, comes from the sap of the coconut palm tree — not the coconuts. This sugar adds to the nutritional content of the cookies. The deep caramel goodness of coconut sugar adds to the color and taste of these cookies. Coconut sugar is also easily available in general grocery stores. you can add to many more recipes. I am also sharing a link here for you if you find it difficult to find.TRIHAA Premium Quality Coconut Sugar, Coconut Blossom Sugar, Coconut Nectar Sugar – 900 Grams (450 GMS x 2 Packs)
I have used almonds and cranberries in this recipe, you can play with the different varieties of nuts and seeds in this recipe according to the choice and availability.
In the video, I have missed showing you one step. Which is, to roughly dab and shape the cookies (round) once you put them on the baking tray. It clicked to me later that, I missed recording that step in the making of the cookies. It will contribute to the appearance of the cookies.
Healthy Oat Cookies
- Baking tray
- Mixing bowls
- 1 cup Rolled Oats https://amzn.to/3eT2dKh
- 1/2 cup Whole wheat flour https://amzn.to/3f3Na0r
- 1/8th tsp Salt
- 1 tsp baking powder https://amzn.to/336K85V
- 1 tsp Cinnamon powder https://amzn.to/2POhR0Y
- 1/3rd cup coconut sugar https://amzn.to/3udo85d
- 1/4th cup coconut oil https://amzn.to/336lLFv
- 1/2 tsp vanilla https://amzn.to/3eeXeEC
- 1 whole egg (scroll up for substitute)
- 1/4th cup chopped almonds https://amzn.to/3edB99u
- 1/4th cup cranberries https://amzn.to/3uqrIsZ
- In a bowl add all the dry ingredients oats, whole wheat flour, salt, baking powder, and cinnamon powder. Use a wire whisk to mix them all very well.
- In another bowl, add the coconut sugar, coconut oil, egg (room temperature), and vanilla extract.
- Add the dry ingredients to this mix and combine them both using a spatula. Add in the chopped almonds, cranberries and mix them into the prepared batter.
- Scoop the cookie batter onto the prepared baking tray using a spoon, as shown in the video. Roughly dab and shape them and bake for 15 minutes at 180*C https://amzn.to/2QI6GYa
- Once done, let the cookies cool down on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy!