Oat Flour Cookies - Made using old fashioned oats, almond butter, coconut oil and chocolate chips they are healthy, crispy and tasty!
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Oat Flour Cookies
If you are looking for healthier treats without much guilt yet taste amazingly decadent then this recipe is for you.
This has the best taste and texture with crisp edges and slightly softer middle that tastes amazing especially when warm out of the oven with ooey gooey melted chocolate. These are just as delicious like this Air fryer Chocolate Chip Cookies, Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies or Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies.
Why You'll Love This Recipe?
- Healthier - It is made using wholesome ingredients like coconut oil, rolled oats, almond butter, egg and milk. There is no butter or all purpose flour.
- Best Texture and Flavor - They are crisp around the edges with softer middle and tastes amazing.
- No Chilling Required - This is a quick and easy recipe where the batter does not require chilling.
- Gluten Free and Nut Free - Use gluten free rolled oats.
- Oats - Use rolled or old fashioned variety.
- Egg - Use one large egg.
- Sugars - Dark brown sugar adds a lovely caramel flavor and moisture whereas white sugar adds crispiness.
- Coconut oil - Liquid but not hot.
- Almond butter - Use creamy variety.
- Chocolate Chips - Use semi sweet chocolate.
- Baking Soda - For leavening.
- Flavor - Salt and vanilla extract.
- Peanut butter instead of almond butter.
- Melted butter instead of coconut oil.
- Gluten free - Use gluten free oats.
- Dairy free - Use almond milk instead of regular milk and dairy free chocolate chips.
How To Make Oat Flour at Home?
Simply add old fashioned rolled variety into a blender, Nutri bullet or Vitamix and process until very finely ground. Make sure that it is very well ground and there is no visible pieces of oats remaining. One and half cups oats makes about 1 cup plus 2 tablespoon flour.
Do I Have To Chill The Dough?
No! The cookies can be baked right away without any need for chilling, which makes it perfect when a craving strikes.
- Make sure to grind the oats into a very fine powder.
- If your coconut oil is solid, then melt in the microwave until liquid and cool until no longer hot before making the dough.
- Don't over bake. They continue to cook as they cool down.
- If the dough looks thick, then stir in 1 teaspoon more milk.
- Sprinkle some sea salt right after removing from the oven.
How To Make?
This is a very easy recipe made using an electric beater. Scroll down to the bottom of the post for complete recipe. Here is a quick overview.
- Grind - Add oatmeal, baking soda and salt into any blender or vitamix and grind into a very fine powder.
- Beat - Beat egg, almond butter, both sugars, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract and milk until thick and creamy.
- Finish - Beat in the dry ingredients and then followed by chocolate chips.
- Bake - Scoop about 2 tablespoons dough on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 13 - 15 minutes or edges are golden in color.
How To Store?
- Room Temperature - They are excellent warm straight out of the oven for a quick dessert. Cooled ones can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week. Need a single serve recipe? Try this Chocolate Chip Cookie for One.
- Freeze - Store leftovers in a zip lock bag, seal well and freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw for couple of hours at room temperature.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
It gives a more nuttier flavor with drier texture when compared to regular all purpose.
No! This recipe can be baked right away.
Sure can! Mix the wet ingredients using a whisk for at least 2 minutes or until it gets creamy and smooth. Stir remaining ingredients using a rubber spatula.
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More Healthier Gluten Free Treats to Try:
- Peanut Butter Balls
- Avocado Chocolate Mousse <--- using Dates
- Black Sesame Seed Cookies
- Chocolate Date Balls
- 1 cup + ½ cup old fashioned oats
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 egg, large
- ¼ cup melted coconut oil (not hot)
- ¼ cup almond butter, smooth
- ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons sugar (white granulated)
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ cup + 2 tablespoons semi sweet chocolate chips, divided
- Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C) and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
- Add oats, baking soda and salt into a dry grinder, Nutri bullet or Vitamix. Grind to a very fine powder and set aside.
- Add all remaining ingredients (except chocolate chips) into a medium bowl and beat with a hand held electric beater for 1 to 2 minutes (thick and creamy).
- Add the ground flour mixer and beat again, until combined. Stir in ½ cup chocolate chips.
- Scoop about 2 tablespoons measure dough onto the prepared baking pan, spacing about 2 inches apart. Place more chocolate chips on top.
- Bake one sheet at a time for 13 to 14 minutes or the edges looks golden in color.
- Place baking pan on a wire rack to cool completely.
Make sure to grind the oats very fine.
If your coconut oil is solid, then melt in the microwave until liquid and cool until no longer hot before making the dough.
If the dough looks thick, then stir in 1 to 2 teaspoons more milk.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 15 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 103Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 84mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g
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