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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.

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 figs and dates in hot water for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the oven to 180ºC.
  3. In a food processor, place the grated coconut, peanut butter, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, figs and dates, and the whole 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 the oats, 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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