I have taken my Grandma’s delicious oatmeal cookies and made a few subtle modifications such as changing sugar type and lowering content of sugar to make some “healthier” cookies my whole family enjoys.
- 1/2 cup (113 g.) butter
- 1/4-1/2 cup (55-115 g.) of coconut sugar (I use 1/4 but adjust for your preferred sweetness level)
- 1tsp. vanilla
- 1 egg
- 1 cup (120 g.) sifted finely ground, whole wheat flour (or a 50-50 blend of flour)
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3/4 cups (68 g.) oats
- 1/2 cup (85 g.) chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup raisins (83 g.) or chocolate pieces (I use a 70% organic dark chocolate bar and break into small pieces)
- If you are using raisins add 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
- Blend together softened butter with coconut sugar (use organic ingredients as much as possible), let it sit for a few minutes to dissolve the coconut sugar which is coarser then white sugar (if you want you can put coconut sugar in the food processor and make a finer grind before using in the recipe)
- Add the vanilla and the egg to the creamed mixture.
- Sift the flour, baking soda and salt then add to the creamed mixture.
- Lastly add the oatmeal stir through then your choice of raisins, nuts and or chocolate
- Drop by spoonful onto prepared baking sheet, bake at 350 C (180 F) for 10-12 minutes should still look slightly undercooked, leave to cool on the pan as they should be too soft to remove without being cooked.
Modify as desired and enjoy!