Oat and orange cookies

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Oat and orange cookies
These healthy cookies are lovely with doses of oats, vitamin C and minerals.
 

100g butter at room temperature

1 egg

1 ripe banana, mashed

1 tsp vanilla extract

100g light soft brown sugar

½ tsp grated orange zest

100g wholemeal flour

¼ tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

100g rolled oats

25g desiccated coconut

50g chopped walnuts

75g sultanas

Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.

In a food processor, cream the butter and sugar together until well blended and smooth.

Gradually beat in the banana, vanilla extract and egg.

Add the zest. Mix well until thoroughly blended.

In a large bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking powder, oats, coconut, walnuts and sultanas.

Stir the dry ingredients into the wet and mix thoroughly until a thick dough is formed.

Drop heaped spoonfuls onto the sheet, leaving a 5cm space around each one, and press down lightly.

Bake for 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.

Allow to cool before serving.

Serves
Makes 12-14 cookies

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Fruit, Sugar, Grains, Nuts

Recipe Type
Cookies & Biscuits

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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