28 Nov 2013

Chocolate oat cookies

CHOCOLATE OAT COOKIES
This is one of those fab, easy delicious and healthy (well almost)  recipes, that kids and adults alike just love.  Enjoy!


Ingredients:
110g butter or margerine
170g brown sugar
1 egg
5ml vanilla essence
100g oats
140g cake flour
15g cocoa powder
1ml salt
2,5ml (1/2tsp) baking powder
2,5ml (1/2tsp) bicarb of soda (baking soda)



Method:
*  Pre-heat the oven to a moderate temp of 180C
*  Beat the butter and sugar until light and creamy
*  Add the egg and continue beating,  beat in the vanilla essence.
*  Stir in the oats with a spoon.
*  Sift in the flour, salt, cocoa, baking powder and bicarb.  Stir into the mixture with a spoon until well combined.
*  Place spoonfuls of the mixture (about the size of a walnut)  onto a greased baking pan about 5cm apart.
*  Bake in a moderate oven for 20-25 minutes.  Remove from oven and allow to cool on a baking rack.

Tips and Suggestions:
*  Add a few nuts - about 1/2 cup (broken pecans are yum) when you mix in the flour
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4 comments:

  1. These look delicious! I would love to try them! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  2. These look delicious! Popping over from Clairejustine :)

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  3. This looks like a good recipe and will give it a try. Thanks for sharing the recipes and pictures.

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  4. Yum, these look really good and I always have a chocolate craving in the morning! I just made some chocolate oatmeal cookies the other day for my grandson who specifically requested them - I figured he would go for chocolate chip but he loves chocolate oatmeal.

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