Chocolate and oats cookies are a tea lover’s sweetheart. Children love to dunk cookies in milk and weight-watchers love the goodness of chocolates but fear the added pounds. No need to deprive yourself of the mouth-watering treat, you can balance the carbohydrate from chocolate by adding a high-fibre ingredient such as oats.
Here is one cookie recipe you will love and indulge in without worrying about calories; no baking needed! Let’s make the cookies and make our tea time more enjoyable.
3 cups quick-cooking oats 2/3 cup plain peanut butter
1/2 cup oil (coconut oil is best) 1/3 cup plain cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Use parchment paper to line 2 baking pans
- Mix in a saucepan all the liquid ingredients (peanut butter and coconut oil) and cook for 1 minute on medium-high heat, stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming
- Add cocoa powder, oats and vanilla and mix well
- Scoop the mixture into the baking pan (use an ice cream scoop to get even sizes) and let it sit for 15 minutes inside the freezer
Enjoy your tea or keep in an airtight jar in the fridge for the next tea time. This recipe makes about 3 dozen cookies so you will have plenty to share this yummy chocolate and oats cookies. You can also make this a money-making hobby.
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