Oat Cookies are a favorite snacks to bake! They’re so quick easy to whip together, using ingredients that you always have lying around in your cupboard and they cook in no time. Using oats as the base for the cookies adds that healthy carb to the mixture, giving you long-lasting energy throughout the day.
Peanut Butter Oat Cookies [Vegan]
- 2 cups of rolled oats
- 3 heaped tablespoons coconut sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 4 heaped tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 flax egg (using 2 tablespoons flax seeds)
- 4 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1/4 cup of yogurt alternative
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- Heat the oven at 360ºF and line a baking tray with parchment paper
- Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. I blended the rolled oats first to form oat flour and then poured them in a bowl to combine the rest of the dry ingredients. Add the coconut sugar and baking powder to the bowl and mix the ingredients together.
- Melt your coconut oil in the microwave until it turns into a liquid consistency (should only be about 1/2 minute).
- Prepare your flax egg by combining 2 tablespoons flax seeds and 4-5 tablespoons of water. Let it sit for 10 minutes until the mixture combines well.
- Mix all the wet ingredients together in the following order: Maple syrup, melted coconut oil, peanut butter, flax egg, and yoghurt. The order doesn’t matter too much, but I prefer mixing the thinner liquid first, making it easier to then combine the peanut butter into the wet mixture.
- Combine the dry and wet ingredients together and mix well until the ingredients are fully combined.
- Form round balls out of the cookie dough and place them on your baking tray, lightly pressing down on each ball of dough with a fork.
- Slide your baking tray in the oven and cook for approximately 20-25 minutes, or until golden on the surface of the cookies. If your oven tends to heat up too much, make sure to check up on your cookies at 18 minutes, just in case.
- Once your cookies are cooked, remove them from the oven and let them cool down on the baking tray, or transfer to a cooling rack.
- Peanut Butter