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agave oatmeal cookies

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

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

yield 22 cookies
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For agave oatmeal cookies

  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    agave nectar
  • 2 lg
  • 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
  • 3/4 c
    dried cranberries (or raisins)

How To Make agave oatmeal cookies

  • 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.

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