Apr 11, 2011

Almond Butter Oats Cookies for Maitri

Have you checked out Maitri yet? It is a friendship chain in which you get a box of mystery from a foodie friend! Exciting right? For more details check out Priya and Reshmi's sites.

I was matched with Savitha and I received a fun package from her last week. The mystery ingredient was quick cooking oats. She also sent me a little measuring cup. Thank you so much Savitha. I use the oats and the measuring cup today to make these delicious cookies!
I recently discovered the goodness and deliciousness of almond butter and picked up a huge jar at Costco. I used it to make these cookies and they tasted great with a glass of milk. They also make a great tea-time snack or even a dessert!

Moving on to the recipe..

Ingredients (Yields 1 dozen cookies) 
Dry ingredients

Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
Rolled oats/Quick cooking oats - 1 cup
Baking powder - 1 teaspoon
Brown/White Sugar - 3/4 cup
Salt - 1/4 teaspoon


Wet Ingredients
Vegetable oil - 1/4 cup
Almond butter - 1/4 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon


Directions
Preheat oven to 350F.

Line baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease the baking sheet.

Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix wet ingredients in a separate bowl.

Add dry to wet and mix until just combined. Form a lemon sized ball, and press onto baking sheet until 1/2 inch thick. you could use a fork to flatten out the cookies. It also gives a nice imprint on the cookies.

Bake until lightly browned, about 15-17 minutes. After about 5 minutes, transfer the cookies to a wire rack and allow them to cool. The cookies will not firm and crisp up until they are cooled.
Enjoy some warm cookies along with milk or tea!

28 comments:

  1. No eggs and no butter -which is enough incentive for me to try out these cookies!

    Love the first pic- i almost want to get in a grab that cookie for myself!

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  2. Oatmeal cookies look delish. Healthy and yumm..
    Thanks for the link to Maitri.

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  3. Awesome cookies. Truly a wonderful tea time snack.

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  4. wow this is a killer recipe, Divya..Yummm

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  5. Very healthy and tasty looking cookies dear. Looks awesome.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. Healthy yummy and wonderful cookies....nice clicks...

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  7. Wow.Cool looking cookies.Wonderful pictures.

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  8. I have the almond butter and was looking a way to use in baking! Perfect recipe!

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  9. wow...Looks so wonderful and tempting...

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  10. Yummy and crunchy cookies... Would be great when dipped in milk...

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  11. wow very yummy and tempting cookies !! excellent clicks !!

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  12. Divya, Can I replace almond butter with unsalted butter?

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  13. @ SouthIndianHome I believe you could replace almond butter with regular butter or peanut butter. havent tried it though.

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  14. Perfectly Protein Packed Cookies. I have bought the Costco size Almond Butter and wondering what should I do with it, now a perfect cause to put. Thanks for the nice Recipe.

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  15. Cookies looks marvellous, feel like munching some..

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  16. Healthy & yummy!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. nice pic divya,....really want to try it out....

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  18. Great job Divya, they have come out sooooooo well. Love the color of your cookies and almond butter is a new thing for me, may be even I will look it up :)

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  19. Wow it looks sooo tempting .. feel like having it right now :)

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  20. healthy and delicious cookies.....

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  21. Love the cookies Divya. Perfect snack :-)

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  22. Delicious cookies Divya. I can see myself dunking it in some hot tea :)

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  23. Wow love this recipe. Lol......I picked up the same jar of almond butter from Costco & did make some cookies which hubby loved. Bookmardked your recipe.......next bake.

    Following you now.

    Visit me at smart-snacks.blogspot.com

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