Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

A soft whole wheat cookie with oatmeal, sweetened with molasses and honey

Yield: 

3-4 dozen cookies

Ingredients: 

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup brown rice flour (or whole wheat flour)
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/4 cups rolled oats
6 tablespoons butter, softened
2 eggs
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup molasses
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-2 cups (total) chocolate chips, nuts, or sunflower seeds, optional

Instructions: 

1. Combine flour, baking powder and soda, cinnamon, and oats. Set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, eggs, honey, molasses, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix, using hands if needed. Add any optional ingredients and drop by teaspoonful onto lightly greased cookie sheets, or, roll dough into balls and press lightly.

3. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until cookies are done. Remove from oven, wait 5 minutes, and then remove to wire rack to cool.

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies
Additional Notes: 

This recipe was given to me from my friend Sheri.

Preparation Time: 

25 minutes

Cooking Time: 

15 minutes

Tammy's Review: 

These cookies are soft, almost cake-y, and very tasty! I like mine with chocolate chips. ;) They're good without any of the optional ingredients, also. This is a great, easy healthy cookie recipe! These don't last long at our house. :D My rating: 10/10

Comments

These were yummy! I made a batch to send to my beau in Virginia, and they arrived yesterday, and he enjoys them. They're healthy, so he (of course) prefers the Homestyle chocolate chip cookies (I sent a batch of those as well), but he still really likes these...and I do too. It's nice to eat a chocolate chip cookie and not feel completely guilty ;)

Rating: 
5

These are my favorite healthy cookie. I think they are addictive. I love the cake-y texture and the flavor of the molasses in them. I always use all whole wheat flour instead of the rice flour. I usually add pecans and golden raisins for the 'extra' ingredients.

I have a junk food lovin' friend who begs me to bring these when I come to visit. Her whole family loves them and they fight over them when I bring them. Last time she told me that I needed to make TWO batches the next time I visit. I just made some today to send for her birthday. I added sunflower seeds along with the pecans and golden raisins. I doubled the recipe, but saved some out for hubby and me. :)

These are awesome cookies!

Rating: 
5

These looks so yummy!!
I would like to check, is it possible for me not to use molasses?

Rating: 
5

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