Yummy and healthy oatmeal cookies perfect for the whole family! Spice up the cookies with your favorite nuts, chocolates or dried fruits! 🙂
Recipe adapted from allrecipes.com
115g unsalted butter, softened
20g white sugar
20g brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
125g unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats (i use bob’s red mill instant rolled oats)
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
- In a medium bowl, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in egg, then stir in vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in oats, nuts and chocolate chips. Cover, and chill dough for 30 minutes – 1 hour.
- Preheat the oven to 190°C. Line baking tray with baking sheet. Press the dough into bear shaped cookie mold. Alternatively, roll the dough into small balls and flatten each cookie with a fork.
- Bake for 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Decorate the cookies with melted white and milk chocolate (optional).