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Easy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

A comforting and delicious oatmeal cookie
5 from 52 votes
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Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan
Keyword: cookies, oatmeal cookies, vegan cookies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 41 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 91kcal
Author: Freya

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowl x 2
  • Electric Whisk
  • Baking Sheets and Paper

Ingredients

  • cups Oatmeal coarse
  • 6 tablespoon Brown Sugar soft
  • cup White sugar
  • ¾ cup Plain Flour or Gluten Free
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 100 g Butter vegan
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • ½ tablespoon Ground Flaxseed whisked with 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Raisins
  • Orange Zest optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180c.
  • In a bowl, sieve together the flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder. Add 1 cup of the oatmeal and mix.
  • In a blender, process the white and brown sugars, along with remaining ¼ cup of the oatmeal, until fine.
  • In a large bowl using hand whisk or food mixer, blend butter and maple syrup. Then add the blended oatmeal/sugar mixture in two lots until blended. Add flax egg and vanilla, mix for another minute.
  • Incorporate the dry ingredients in two lots until thoroughly mixed, then, using a wooden spoon, fold in the raisins The mixture will be pretty stiff at this point.
  • Roll the mixture into balls, you can make them as large or as small as you like, I like to make them slightly smaller than golf balls. Place them onto a lined baking sheet and flatten them down. They won’t spread out much during baking, so again you can choose to make them as chunky or flat as you want.
  • Bake for between 10-12 minutes or until just turning light golden. Don’t overbake!
    Cool on a wire rack, then eat!   
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Nutrition

Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 104IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg