Quaker Oats and raisin cookies

I love the sticky slightly chewy cookies filled with dried nuts with my tea at work. Some days we have so many cups of tea that I end up skipping proper meals because tummy is full. Almost all my colleagues have picked up this habit of buying oat based breakfast cookies. I had to try making it at home soon after. The version I made worked well for me, infact better than the ready packed. Also they get cooked very fast.
You may add more butter or sugar as per your taste, but I liked it the way they were in my recipe.





Ingredients
1 cup crushed Quaker Oats (or any cooking oats)
1/2 cup wheat flour
1/2 cup chopped raisins
1/4 cup Canola/Olive/ Vegetable Oil
1 tbsp crushed nuts( almonds, cashews,pistas)  optional
1 tbsp honey
1/2 cup brown sugar 
1 tspn flax seeds powdered
1 tspn white sesame seeds
a pinch of baking soda
Method
1) Mix the flax seeds with 2 tbsp water and set aside
2) In a bowl, mix the oats, flour, raisins, nuts, baking soda 
3) In another bowl, mix the oil, sugar, flax seeds mixture, honey and mix well.
4) Add the oil mixture to the flour and slowly knead to make a soft dough
5) Make small balls and press them flat. Once done, refrigerate them for 10 min
)Preheat the oven in the mean time at 175c for 5 to 10 min
7) Place the prepared cookies on a greased baking sheet and bake for 8 to 10 min. Watch the top.
8) Cool down and store in an air tight container.


17 comments:

Manjula Bharath said...

wow very very innovative cookies :) looks super crunchy :)

vaishali sabnani said...

These are one of the most healthy cookies I have seen ...how about sending a courier. .these are too tempting. .and I just dont have time to make...super ones. Book marking

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

perfect with tea!! looks stunning!!

Sowmya

Priya Suresh said...

Very addictive those cookies are, i do them quite often.Delicious!!

Chef Mireille said...

I love any type of oatmeal cookie and love that last photo - I can see you working on the computer with your tea and cookies in hand :)

Sapana Behl said...

So delicious and healthy cookies ! I have also made something like this...

Janani said...

hmm cookies ah wow just interesting I am staring for a long time nice job.

Pavani N said...

Yummy looking oatmeal cookies.

Srivalli said...

Those cookies look very tempting Pradnya, seems like the prefect snack for us..:)

Sandhya Karandikar said...

Healthy cookies.

Padmajha PJ said...

Perfect time and totally healthy,Pradnya.Look the way it looks and am sure to try it out :)

Rajani S said...

I have made oatmeal raisin cookies before and I had made about 4 dozen of them..not even one survived to come and pose under the camera ;-)...These have come out great!

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very healthy cookies and apt for the snack to pair with tea....

Harini-Jaya R said...

These look perfect for the kids!

Suma Gandlur said...

Healthy and yummy ones.

Preeti Garg said...

Cookies look perfectly baked and yummy.

Archana Potdar said...

Wow Pradnya these are yum. I was curious since I read your comment at my post so finally I see this delicious cookie. Bookmarking this.

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