Vegan Oatmeal Cookies
These scrumptious, healthy vegan oatmeal cookies made with whole wheat flour and nuts will become your favorite treat.
Servings: 36 cookies
- 1 ¾ cups whole wheat pastry flour
- ¾ teaspoon baking soda
- ¾ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg , or both
- 1 ¾ cups sugar
- 1 tablespoon molasses
- 2 tablespoon flaxmeal whisked with 5 tablespoon water
- ¼ cup applesauce
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 3 ½ cups rolled oats
- 1 cup pecans or walnuts, lightly toasted and chopped
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
Beat the sugar, molasses and oil on medium speed with a hand mixer or in a stand mixer until well-combined
Add the flax seed mixture, applesauce and vanilla extract and mix for another 2 minutes.
Add the flour mixture and mix until the batter is smooth.
Stir in the oats and the nuts and mix well.
Grease a cookie sheet. Drop heaping tablespoons of the cookie batter on the sheet (this recipe makes 36-40 cookies). Bake about 10 minutes, rotating the sheet halfway through the baking.
Remove from the oven - the tops of the cookies should be very lightly browned. Let the sheet stand on a rack for 2 minutes, then remove the cookies from the sheet and transfer to a rack to cool completely.
Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg