What’s so great about sunflower seed butter? It’s peanut-free, tree-nut free, and gluten-free, so it’s great for people with these types of food allergies. It also has 1/3 less saturated fat than peanut butter and 27 percent of your daily recommended allowance of Vitamin E in one serving, and it’s high in iron, fiber, and protein.

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Sunflower Seed Butter Oatmeal Cookies [Vegan]

Serves

2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seed butter
  • 1/4 cup date sugar.
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened vegan carob chips
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tsp store-bought Egg Replacer plus 4 tbsp warm water as egg replacer (replaces 2 eggs)
  • 2 tsp baking soda, sodium free Baking Soda
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper, use nonstick baking mats or lightly spray a nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Mix ingredients all together.
  4. Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350° for 15-25 minutes (15 minutes for a chewier cookie and 25 minutes for a crispier one).
  6. Allow to cool slightly before transferring to wire racks to cool. When cool, store cookies in airtight container.
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