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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

Annabel Karmel MBE

A mother of three, Annabel Karmel is the UK's number 1 parenting author. She is an expert in devising tasty & nutritious meals for children without the need for parents to spend hours in the kitchen.

Annabel was awarded an MBE in June 2006 in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition and in 2009 Annabel won the Mother and Baby's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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