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Baked Oatmeal Cookies

Baking made easy! With just 6 ingredients, this simple but delicious oatmeal cookie recipe is the perfect treat for an afternoon snack.

Makes 12. Prep 15 minutes Bake 15-22 Minutes

For this recipe, you will need:

  • 1 Medium Sized Ripe Banana
  • 1/2 Large Sweet Apple
  • 90g Smooth Nut Butter (e.g. peanut, almond, cashew)
  • 2 tbsp Buckwheat Flour
  • 100g Oatmeal (porridge oats)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon ( for decoration)
  • A handful of chosen fruit/chocolate (for decoration)

Baked Oatmeal Cookies Instructions:

Step One: Mash your medium-ripe banana in a bowl using a fork.

Step Two: Grate the large sweet apple into fine pieces, add cinnamon, and mix.

Step Three: Combine the mashed banana, grated apple, nut butter and flour. Mix until a thick paste is formed.

Step Four: Add the oatmeal to the thick paste to form a dough. Once mixed, let the dough stand for 10 minutes.

Step Five: While the dough rests, prepare the baking tray and line it with baking paper.

Step Six: Wet your hands lightly, scoop the dough with a spoon (about a tablespoon), shape the cookie with your hands and place onto the tray.

Step Seven: Once the cookies have been formed, top them off with pieces of your favourite fruit or chocolate.

Step Eight: Bake the cookies for 15-22 minutes at 190 C or until lightly browned.

Top Tips

While the cookies are resting, pre-heat the oven. This means they will be ready to bake straight away.

Chill the dough for 1-2 hours before baking for a better flavour.

If you don’t have any baking paper, grease the baking tray with a small layer of butter and sprinkle flour on top until a thin layer is formed, this stops the oatmeal cookies from sticking to the tray.

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