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Oat and Raisin Cookies

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Makes

14

Portions
.Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

5

minutes
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14

minutes cooking time
.180 C°, 350 F°, Gas Mark 4

Ingredients

  • 85g butter
  • 75g soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 75g porridge oats
  • 75g raisins
  • 40g sunflower seeds
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1 egg, beaten (optional)
  • ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp salt

Method

1. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

2. Stir in all of the remaining ingredients until completely combined.

3. Shape into walnut-sized balls and flatten them onto a non-stick baking tray with your hand.

4. Bake in an oven pre-heated to 180°C for 12 to 14 minutes until golden.

5. They will be soft but will harden as they cool. Cool on a wire rack.

How nice to be able to enjoy eating a cookie and know that it's not too bad for you! These make a tasty and nutritious snack any time of the day and are great for lunchboxes.

Annabel Karmel MBE

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Mother of three Annabel Karmel continues to reign as the UK's No.1 children's cookery author, best-selling international author, and a leading expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies, children and families.

Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner 25 years ago – a book which has become the 2nd best-selling non-fiction hardback of all time - Annabel has written 43 books selling over four million copies worldwide.

Coupled with a vast digital following, recipe apps, cookbook-inspired supermarket food ranges and menus in some of the world's top leisure resorts and hotels, Annabel has become a leading pillar for parents who want to give their growing family the very best start in life. Because of this she was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition in 2006.

Whilst remaining a regular media commentator on children's food issues, Annabel is recognised as one of the UK's leading female entrepreneurs, becoming an inspirational role model for other rising stars, business start-ups, women in business and parents returning to work.

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