How to make almond butter oatmeal cookies recipe ? This is a super easy and healthy recipe for crunchy and tasty cookies made with healthy ingredients.
You are a fan of "healthy food", with healthy ingredients and good for the health. Then you'll love this recipe for oatmeal cookies! They are crunchy and super tasty, perfect for a little dietary snack.
Healthy oatmeal cookies recipe
An ultra simple and quick recipe to make super tasty oatmeal cookies. No flour, no butter and no refined sugar.
These little almond butter oatmeal cookies are made with very few ingredients, mainly oatmeal, which gives them that super crunchy texture.
They are also made with almond butter which replaces butter and honey and an egg which can be removed for a vegan version.
Almond butter cookies
Also they do not contain butter which is replaced by an oleaginous puree, here the almond puree which we also call almond butter.
These oatmeal cookies are naturally sweetened with honey that you can easy replace with maple syrup.
Materials needed for this recipe
These small grains are naturally rich in fiber and promote good intestinal transit. Rollad Oats is widely used in healthy recipes, especially for breakfast recipe, like my homemade granola, in porridges or in cookies recipe like here.
Choose them preferably complete and organic, you can spend a few moments in the food processor to break the grains and have a smoother cookie dough.
In addition to the protein contribution, the egg in this recipe will be very useful to serve as a binder to the dough and help to form the cookies.
For a Vegan version, remove the egg from the recipe and replace it with an extra tablespoon of almond puree and use maple syrup instead of honey.
Honey will sweeten and bring an extra natural flavor to these cookies. You can substitute another liquid sugar like maple syrup.
The little pinch of salt is always essential as an enhancer and to bring out all the flavors. Use preferably sea salt.
Add a teaspoon of pure vanilla extract to delicately flavor your oatmeal cookies.
For a tasty version of this oatmeal cookies, you can add homemade chocolate chips and the kids will certainly like them more.
Replace the almond puree with peanut butter. And your oatmeal cookies will taste even better.
You can add spices to flavor your oatmeal cookies, such as cinnamon or gingerbread spices.
Also, you can add dried fruits such as cranberries, coconut, but also seeds and nuts such as crushed almonds, pecan etc...
How to make oatmeal cookies
- Blend the oatmeal for a few moments in a food processor to reduce the grains and have a smoother cookie dough and easier to shape.
- Preheat the oven and line a baking tray with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
- Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl with an electric mixer, the oatmeal, almond butter, honey, vanilla extract and pinch of salt. Until a homogeneous paste is obtained.
- Let the cookie dough rest in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes covered with cling film.
- Shape the cookies dough into small heaps with a tablespoon or ice cream scoop and place them on the baking tray covered with parchment paper.
- Flatten the dough balls with a fork, pressing once horizontally and once vertically.
- Bake the oatmeal cookies in the oven for about 10 to 12 minutes.
- Let the oatmeal cookies cool for a few minutes before moving them on a wire rack.
How to store the oatmeal cookies
These cookies can be stored at room temperature in a jar or a box with a tight-fitting lid for about a week.
But you can also put them in storage bags and keep them in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Recipes with oatmeal
- Chocolate Almond Truffles
- Seed and chocolate cookies
- Crunchy homemade chocolate Granola
- How to make healthy homemade granola
- Oatmeal banana muffins
Others healthy recipes
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Almond butter oatmeal cookies
- 120 g almond butter - or peanut butter
- 220 g Oatmeal - organic wholemeal
- 1 Egg
- 70 g honey - or maple syrup
- 1 pinch Salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract - liquid
- Preheat the oven to 347°F / 175°C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
- Blend the oats a little in a food processor to reduce the size of the oats and to make a smoother cookie dough.
- In a large bowl, pour the almond butter, oatmeal, egg, honey, pinch of salt and liquid vanilla extract.
- And mix with an electric whisk or a wooden spoon until you get a smooth and homogeneous paste.
- Cover with cling film and place in the fridge for about 20 minutes.
- Form small balls of equal size and place on your baking tray lined with parchment paper.
- Using the back of a fork, flatten your cookies, pressing once vertically and once horizontally.
- Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes.