Healthy Oatmeal Cookies with Apple and Carrot

oatmeal cookies for kidsOn world baking day, we’re bringing to you this healthy recipe. Adding only natural sweetness, these healthy oatmeal cookies with apple, carrots and raisins are a yummy treat for your little ones. The sweetness in this recipe also comes from the honey which also helps to hold the mixture together.

Tip: These healthy oatmeal cookies are also eggless so they make for a great vegan option.

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes

Calories: 251 kcal

Servings: 20 cookies

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Raisins
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Grated apple
  • 1 cup Grated carrot
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup Honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup Coconut oil (melted), or you can use butter
  • 1 cup Quick oats: Or rolled oats – ground finely in a blender or food processor
  • 1/2 cup Seeds or chopped nuts: Choose from sunflower seeds, chopped walnuts, or chopped pecans
Ingredients for the icing:
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp milk
Method:
  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl
  2. Mix it all together
  3. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Tip: Scrunch it up first for easier lining!
  4. Pinch off small balls of dough about 3cm wide
  5. Form into discs and place on baking tray
  6. Place in preheated oven at 190°C for 18-20mins
  7. Drizzle simple icing on top
For the icing:

Stir together the powdered sugar and milk/water. Then, use a spoon to drizzle it over the cookies. Serve and enjoy.

prepare the ingredients mix it all together Form into discs and place on baking tray

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Video

Storage:

Store these healthy oatmeal cookies in an airtight container for up to 5 days. You can also warm them slightly to soften them a bit if they have been stored. You can also place the uncooked dough balls in zip lock bags and store in the fridge for up to 5 days, if you would like to bake them at a later point. If you opt to bake them later, add a pinch of salt to the recipe.

These cookies are so yummy! You will surely dig in too! Enjoy them with a cup of tea of for breakfast if you want to change things around.

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