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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

A pile of Oatmeal Cookies, a coffee mug and a bottle of milk

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These homemade and old-fashioned cookies are flourless, gluten-free and they are naturally sweetened. They are healthy, soft, easy to make, and they are ideal for breakfast, snack, brunch or even dessert. Plus, they are perfect to be added to your Healthy Meal Plan

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Ingredients

3 dried figs

3 Medjool dates pitted

2 eggs, organic

¼ cup of peanut butter

¼ cup of shredded coconut

½ tablespoon of cinnamon

¼ teaspoon of baking powder

⅛ teaspoon of baking soda

1 cup rolled whole oats (gluten-free if necessary)

1 tablespoon of black sesame seeds*

1 apple, cut in cubes

Instructions

  1. Soak the 3 figs and 3 dates in hot water for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the oven to 180ºC.
  3. In a food processor, place ¼ cup of shredded coconut, ¼ cup of peanut butter, ½ tablespoon of cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon of baking powder, ⅛ teaspoon of baking soda, figs and dates, and the 2 eggs.
  4. Process all of the ingredients for a few minutes until they are fully incorporated and there are no large pieces of figs or dates.
  5. Pour the dough into a bowl and add 1 cup rolled whole oats, 1 tablespoon of black sesame seeds and the apple, cut into cubes.
  6. Mix all the ingredients until they are well incorporated.
  7. In a non-stick tray, place 1 or 2 tablespoons of dough for each cookie until you finish all of the dough.**
  8. Give it the shape of cookies and place the tray in the oven at a medium height.
  9. Depending on your oven, in about 15 minutes your cookies should be ready. You will know they are ready when they have changed to a golden color.

Notes

* You can also use the white sesame seeds or you can even not add them. **You can decide if you prefer your cookies to be bigger by adding a bigger quantity of dough.

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