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oatmeal cookie recipes

oatmeal muffin cookies
  • 1/2 cup organic vegan butter spread, 1/3 cup organic oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup, 1/2 cup brown rice syrup, barley malt, or date sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cooked / leftover oatmeal
  • 2 1/2 cups flour, 1 tsp. baking soda, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 cup plain or vanilla soymilk
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup golden (sultanas) raisins and/or thompson raisins
mix oil and margarine well, add sugars and vanilla, blend til creamy... add the cup of cooked leftover oatmeal (bring 1/2 cup rolled oats and 1 cup water to a boil, turn down heat to low, let simmer for 5-10 minutes, stirring once in a while - turn off heat, let sit for 5 minutes) and mix well... mix flour, baking soda & powder, and salt together... add flours and milk alternately to the oil/sugar/oatmeal mixture... add the rolled oats and raisins, blend to make a nice sticky cookie-dough... drop by heaping tablespoons onto cookie sheets, flatten with a fork (keep dipping the fork in water to prevent sticking)... bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until they are a light golden color!

VARIATIONS: MEGA MIX = raisins, dried montmorency cherries, chopped walnuts, vegan chocolate chips... BANANA DATE WALNUT: replace 1 cup of oatmeal with 1 cup mashed banana, replace raisins with date pieces, add walnuts... SPICE: add 2 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp nutmeg, add golden raisins and walnuts... LOW SUGAR: leave out the 1/2 cup sweetener and add a bit more raisins instead...

golden apple cinnamon oatmeal raisin cookies
  • 1/2 cup oil (we use a veg-mix of whatever is around - sesame and olive/sunflower/safflower)
  • 3/4 cup sweetener: maple syrup, brown rice syrup, barley malt, or date sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce, 1/3 cup soymilk, 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. baking soda, 2 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tbsp. lecithin (optional)
  • 2 cups rolled oats, 1/2 cup golden raisins
mix oil, applesauce, sweetener, vanilla, and lecithin - blend well, then add the soymilk and mix some more... mix the flour, baking soda and powder, and cinnamon together in a separate bowl, so all ingredients are evenly dispersed... then gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredient, mixing/sirring continuously to get a nice smooth batter... add the oats, mix/stir, then add the raisins and mix/stir until its a nice even blend...

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