Agave Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

I wanted to try coconut oil and agave for baking cookies and didn't find a recipe online that struck my fancy, so I took one and tinkered with it, adding coconut and chocolate, and leaving out other ingredients. These are NOT sugar free, but much lower in sugar than cookies using brown sugar.


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Serves:

20-24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
coconut oil
3/4 c
agave nectar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
old fashioned oatmeal, uncooked
1 c
coconut, shredded (sweetened)
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
2
In a large bowl, using a hand mixer, beat oil, agave, eggs and vanilla until well blended.
3
Add flour, oats, coconut cinnamon, soda and salt. Mix until blended.
4
By hand, stir in chocolate chips and walnuts, if using.
5
Drop dough by 1 1/2 tablespoons on prepared baking sheets. Bake one sheet at a time for about 12 minutes, or until bottoms begin to brown.
6
Cool on wire rack. Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Oats, #Agave