Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Vanilla, Dates & Almond Butter
These vegan oatmeal cookies are studded with flavors of vanilla, dates and almond butter. They’re kid-friendly and breakfast-worthy due to their stellar nutrition profile.
Author:Leanne Ray, MS, RDN
Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:12 minutes
Total Time:27 minutes
Yield:12 cookies 1x
1 cup quick oats (or rolled oats, pulsed in a food processor until chopped)
1/4 whole wheat pastry flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp fine sea salt
6 medjool dates, pitted (soaked in warm water for 10 min)
1 tsp vanilla paste
1/4 cup almond butter
2 Tbsp coconut oil
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Whisk dry ingredients (oats through salt) in a medium bowl.
Pulse dates, vanilla and 1 Tbsp of warm water in a food processor until it forms a thick paste. Transfer to a small mixing bowl and add almond butter and coconut oil, stirring until well-combined.
Add date mixture to dry ingredients and use a spatula to mix until fully incorporated. You might also want to use your hands for this part as you’ll need to sort-of press everything together. Dough should be dense with no crumbles remaining.
Use a cookie scoop to portion into 12 balls and drop on the lined baking sheet. Press each down slightly with the back of a measuring cup (they won’t spread).
Bake for 12 minutes, or until bottoms are browned and crispy. Remove to a cooling rack.
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