Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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“Yuck! I don’t like oatmeal. Mama, I don’t like oatmeal!”

I live with a 3 and a half year old whose taste buds change on a daily basis. And apparently he is on an oatmeal strike. However, he had no problems eating one of these bad boys.

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In fact, it was the raisins that he picked out! He must have thought they were chocolate chips… maybe next time, Bubs… maybe next time.

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Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax + 3 tablespoon water)
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour (or white)
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/3 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup nuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream sugar and butter together; about 3-5 minutes. Add vanilla and flax egg and cream for another minute.

Add dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.

Scoop onto a cookie sheet and back for 12-15 minutes, depending on the size.

Let cool.

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tasha

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