Monday, November 2, 2020

RAISIN AND OAT COOKIES


 Here is an easiest cookie recipe that you might have made so far and a healthy one too. All you have to do is mix all the ingredients together, shape the cookies and bake them. Sounds interesting isn't it ? 
These cookies have a soft and chewy texture inside and a little crispy on the edges. Each bite is loaded with the sweet burst of the raisins and you will surely like them. 

Using Oats in your daily diet:
Oats and oatmeal are packed with fiberprotein, and tons of vitamins and minerals. They are such a versatile food and can be incorporated into practically any meal of the day.

Health Benefits of Raisins:
They have a plethora of health benefits, which include improved digestion bone health, iron levels, blood flow, fertility, and sleep. They have also been known for boosting energy, as well as for their positive impact on eyes, teeth, and hair

Why it is good to use Olive Oil:
It is rich in antioxidants. The main fat it contains is monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), which experts consider a healthful fat. 

(Information Source - Google)




Ingredients:
Oats ..... 2 cups
Raisins ... 1/2 cup
All purpose flour .... 1/2 cup
Organic jaggery powder ... 1/2 cup
Olive oil .................... 1/2 cup
Eggs ....................... 1
Vanilla essence ....... 1 tsp
Baking soda ........... 1/4 tsp
Salt ........................ 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon powder ... 1/2 tsp

Method:
1. Break the egg in a large mixing bowl and whisk it.
2. Add all the ingredients.
3. Mix with a spatula.
4. Take a small portion on you palm and shape the cookies.
5. Spread them on a parchment paper in a baking tray leaving space between them.
6. Bake them in a pre-heated oven at 200 C for 10 - 12 minutes.
7. These cookies appear to be softer but will harden after cooling. 
8. Let them cool well before removing them.

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This recipe is part of the "A-Z Recipe Challenge" in a facebook group wherein we bloggers come together and choose  key ingredients alphabetically to make and post a dish every month. The alphabet of the month is R and I am presenting these healthy Raisin and Oat Cookies

Note: 
In the place of olive oil you can also use butter or any vegetable oil that has no smell.
Organic jaggery can be replaced by normal sugar or brown sugar.
You may also add nuts or chocolate chips.

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26 comments:

  1. The cookies look crispy and the cinnamon must give a nice flavour to the cookies. Would love to have with a cup of hot chai.

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    1. Yes dear. They were really very delicious.Thanks

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  2. Oh raisin and oatmeal cookies are one of my favourites!

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  3. These cookies sound really tasty and delicious. They look so healthy and delectable. They make a great snack for kids too

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  4. Oats and raisin cookies with jaggery and olive oil definitely makes a healthy and tasty snack that can be eaten without any guilt. Cookies looks absolutely delicious and irresistible.

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    1. Thanks Geetha. Yes these are really healthy cookies.

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  5. I am recent convert to cookies as a post-meal dessert (Alas, I have a sweet tooth that I cannot seem to control). With cookies like these, I can rationalise my decision and say that I am having a healthy end to my meal with all those oats, the jaggery and the olive oil. :)

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    1. Very true dear. These can be a good option for post meal dessert

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  6. Cookies look so good. I had made these long back, must make them again.

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  7. I love how crunchy and delicious these cookies look! A great way to consume oatmeal, too. :) It's so lovely that you have made these without refined sugar.

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    1. Thanks Priya. These gays using organic jaggery in all my desserts

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  8. I love how crunchy and delicious these cookies look! A great way to consume oatmeal, too. :) It's so lovely that you have made these without refined sugar.

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  9. Oats and raisin with olive oil sounds extremely healthy and so delicious cookies. Oats is one of my favorite grains and these cookies are just WOW! Can't wait to try them.

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    1. Yes dear. Oats are so versatile. we can make various number of dishes with them

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  10. I always like the combination of cinnamon and raisins. I find it enhances the sweetness of the raisins. I will surely give this a try. Can I use whole wheat flour as I dont have white APF?

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    1. Yes, you can use whole wheat flour also Thanks

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  11. The cookies look really crunchy and delicious! So healthy with no nasties in it...

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  12. I love cookies like these as post meal desserts. Also the fact that its made at home with best ingredients and no refined sugar is a huge blessing. Best tea time accompaniment ever!

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    1. Thanks Vidya. As you rightly said these make a light and enjoyable dessert too.

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  13. Love the rustic look of raisin and oat cookies. Using jaggery and olive oil makes them more healthier than refined sugar and butter cookies.

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  14. Oatmeal raisin cookies with jaggery and olive oil look absolutely delectable and nutritious. Love the cinnamon flavor in bakes.

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