Healthy Iced Oatmeal Cookies

What if I told you that you could eat this entire batch of cookies for only 260 calories – 8 grams of fat, 37 grams of carbs (8 grams fiber), and 11 grams of protein?

Consider this recipe a sneak peak into the new cookbook I’m currently working on: The Healthy Cookie Cookbook. The new cookbook will contain tons of healthy cookie recipes, so you can always eat the entire batch with zero guilt! I will keep you all updated on the release date as it gets closer.

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This recipe makes 9 delicious oatmeal raisin cookies. There is something so comforting about warm oatmeal cookies with a hint of cinnamon. These cookies would make the perfect healthy breakfast, afternoon snack, or guilt-free dessert. Plus they are gluten free, refined sugar free, and can easily be made vegan.

All 9 cookies: 260 calories – 8 F / 37 C / 11 P

INGREDIENTS:

2 Tablespoons coconut flour

2 Tablespoons gluten-free quick oats

1/4 scoop cinnamon swirl or vanilla protein powder (I use Slap Nutrition – discount code: SARAH)

1 teaspoon coconut palm  sugar (or brown sugar)

2 stevia packets (or other granulated sweetener of choice equivalent to 1.5 tablespoons)

1/8 teaspoon baking soda

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground flaxseed (this helps hold them together, you may be able to omit it)

2 Tablespoons applesauce

1 teaspoon oil of choice

1 Tablespoon almond milk

1.5 Tablespoons raisins

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix dry ingredients in a small bowl (for vegan option: use vegan protein powder or omit). Add all wet ingredients except almond milk and stir to combine. Slowly add almond milk until you reach a thick cookie dough consistency. Add raisins. Form dough into 9 balls and flatten to desired thickness (they do not spread while baking). Bake on a parchment lined or greased baking sheet for 8-10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown on the edges. Allow to cool and drizzle with optional healthy icing (recipe below).

Healthy Icing Ingredients (adds 35 calories – 3.5 F / 1.3 C / 0.3 P):

1 teaspoon coconut butter

1/2 packet stevia (optional)

Melt coconut butter, and stir in stevia if desired. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Enjoy!

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Let me know if you try these delicious cookies! Make sure to pin one of the images so you don’t forget…and follow me on Pinterest at Pinterest.com/sarahlynnfit

If you make this recipe, share a photo on Instagram and use the hashtag #healthycookiecookbook so I can see your post! 🙂

Happy Friday!

Xo,

Sarah

 

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2 thoughts on “Healthy Iced Oatmeal Cookies

  1. superfitbabe

    I used to have such a bad habit of creating a healthy recipe that served 12 and eat all 12 servings! It’s really awesome that you’ve made this incredible-looking cookie batch in which you CAN eat all cookies! Do you think I could sub the coconut butter for peanut butter or almond butter?

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    1. sarahlynnfitness Post author

      Yay!! I hope you enjoy this recipe 🙂 the coconut butter is just for the topping, so you could definitely substitute it with any other topping if you prefer!! They are also delicious without any topping! I mostly added the icing to make them look pretty 😉

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