Agave Oatmeal Cookies

Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

Agave replaces sugar in these, lowering the GI. Use light or amber for best flavor.


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Serves:
22 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
unsalted butter, softened
3/4 c
agave nectar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
grated orange zest
1 1/2 c
whole wheat flour (try to find pastry flour)
1 3/4 c
regular rolled oats
1/4 c
flaxseed meal
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
dried cranberries (or raisins)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl cream the butter with the agave and light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, and stir in vanilla and orange zest.

3In a separate bowl, combine flour, oats, falxseed meal, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Add to butter mixture and stir until just combined. Fold in dried cranberries (or raisins).

4Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets and using the back of a spoon, flatten slightly and bake 12 minutes, or until slightly browned.

5Cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic