Sunflower Seed Cookies

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

This recipe uses all natural ingredients, and no processed sugar. Whole wheat pastry flour can be found at health food stores, or you can substitute unbleached all-purpose flour, or regular whole wheat flour.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
3 dozen cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter or shortening
1 c
honey or sorghum, or half cup of each
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
soda
3 c
oatmeal
1 c
sunflower seeds
1/2 c
shredded coconut (optional)
sunflower seeds for topping (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350°. Line cookie pans with parchment or silicone mats. Make sure butter is softened to room temperature.
2Blend together the butter, honey or sorghum, eggs, and vanilla.
Stir together the flour, soda, and salt. Stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Fold in the oats, sunflower seeds, and coconut.
3Drop by tablespoons 2" apart on prepared baking sheets. If desired, press about 1/2 teaspoon additional sunflower seeds on top of cookies as decoration, flattening cookies slightly.
4Bake at 350° about 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Allow to cool on pans about 3 minutes; then remove to wire rack to finish cooling.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy