My Chocolate Oat Pantry Cookies are for those times when you want to cram your cookies with plenty of healthy-delicious ingredients like rolled oats, flax seeds, walnuts, banana, raisins and even a generous sprinkle of mini chocolate chips. This vegan recipe is dairy and egg free and contains no added oil. Warm and fluffy, these hearty cookies would make a sweet surprise as an after-school snack!..
Chocolate Oat Pantry Cookies
vegan, 12-16 cookies (depending on size)
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup white flour, organic
1 cup organic sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/2 cup water + 2 Tbsp flax seeds (flax egg)
1/2 tsp vanilla or almond extract
1 banana, mashed
1/3 cup peanut butter
1 cup applesauce, unsweetened
1 tsp cider vinegar
1/2 cup raisins
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped (pecans also work nicely)
1/3 cup vegan mini chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand)
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Add dry ingredients to large mixing bowl. Stir in wet ingredients. Fold in the “fold ins” until the dough starts to form. into a moist ball.
3. Spoon cookie dough onto parchment paper lined baking sheet.
4. Bake at 375 for about 12 minutes – may be more or less if you modify your cookie size a bit. You want the cookies moist and fluffy and slightly browned on the edges when coming out of the oven.
Cool and serve.
Nutritional Info (from caloriecount.com) – per cookie in a 14 cookie batch
Calories: 211kcal, Fat: 7g, Fiber: 2.5g, Protein: 5g, Carbs: 34g
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