Agave Oatmeal Cookies

Mikekey K

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@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)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
2
Using 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.
3
In 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).
4
Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets and using the back of a spoon, flatten slightly and bake 12 minutes, or until slightly browned.
5
Cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

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