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Carrot Cake Oat Cookies

Carrot Cake Oat Cookies

Carrot Cake Oat Cookies

Serves: Makes 8-10 cookies

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients     

1 heaped cup grated carrot (around 1 large carrot)
¾ cup whole wheat flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ cup coconut oil (or oil of choice)
½ cup brown sugar
1 ¼ cup rolled oats
1/3 cup shredded coconut
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup raisins

For the glaze

¼ cup white chocolate, melted

Method     

Preheat the oven to 180°C on fan bake. Line an oven tray with baking paper

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt

In a separate bowl mix together coconut oil, brown sugar, egg and vanilla until well combined. Add the grated carrot and flour and mix until just combined. Fold in oats, coconut and raisins

Using a tablespoon, scoop mixture onto lined baking tray and gently flatten

Bake for 10 minutes or until golden. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. Drizzle melted chocolate over the cookies