Ultimate Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

This is probably my most requested cookie recipe. Actually, it probably lands itself on the top 5 most requested recipe list. From family to friends every loves a good oatmeal cookie. Not too sweet, just enough oats and the perfect slightly crisp texture. Sounds pretty perfect to me.

This recipe was first created for a friend who just had a baby. I added brewers yeast to the dough to make her some trendy lactation cookies and made a yeast free batch for her significant other. Little did I know they would both be a hit and my friends would be requesting cookies in hand at every visit from then out. I guess thats a good thing 🙂

So weather you add the brewer’s yeast or keep it out, these oatmeal cookies are the perfect way to fill your favourite cookie jar. 

 

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The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup cane sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3 Tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Chocolate chips (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree.
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream together the coconut oil and sugars using an electric whisk.
  3. Beat in the egg, vanilla and maple syrup.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Mix in chocolate chips.
  5. Use a tablespoon to scoop dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 8-12 minutes (depending on size), or until a light golden colour.

xo,

Deanna


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