Surprise your kids with these yummy cookies. They won’t even know that they are high in fibre.


Serving size
Makes 40 small cookies
Ingredients
¼ cup (60 ml) peanut butter
¼ cup (60 ml) butter
¾ cup (180 ml) sugar
3 eggs, beaten
3 tbsp (45 ml) low-fat milk
2 cups (500 ml) uncooked oats
1 cup (250 ml) wholewheat flour
½ tsp (2,5 ml) bicarbonate of soda
½ cup (125 ml) raisins
½ tbsp (7,5 ml) ground cinnamon or mixed spice
Method

1. Preheat oven to 180 °C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
2. Beat peanut butter and butter until well blended. Add sugar and mix well. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in milk.
3. Mix oats, flour, bicarb, raisins and cinnamon. Stir into sugar mixture until well blended.
4. Allow the mixture to stand for a few minutes. Roll into small balls and place on the baking tray. Press down with a fork or spoon.
5. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Allow to cool. Store in an airtight container and serve as a teatime treat.

Tip

1. Substitute 3 tbsp of the flour with cocoa for a chocolate flavour.

This recipe is in Cooking from the heart 1. Download PDF recipe book here.

Ingredients

Serving size
 Makes 40 small cookies
Ingredients
 ¼ cup (60 ml) peanut butter
 ¼ cup (60 ml) butter
 ¾ cup (180 ml) sugar
 3 eggs, beaten
 3 tbsp (45 ml) low-fat milk
 2 cups (500 ml) uncooked oats
 1 cup (250 ml) wholewheat flour
 ½ tsp (2,5 ml) bicarbonate of soda
 ½ cup (125 ml) raisins
 ½ tbsp (7,5 ml) ground cinnamon or mixed spice

Directions

Method
1

1. Preheat oven to 180 °C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
2. Beat peanut butter and butter until well blended. Add sugar and mix well. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in milk.
3. Mix oats, flour, bicarb, raisins and cinnamon. Stir into sugar mixture until well blended.
4. Allow the mixture to stand for a few minutes. Roll into small balls and place on the baking tray. Press down with a fork or spoon.
5. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Allow to cool. Store in an airtight container and serve as a teatime treat.

Tip

1. Substitute 3 tbsp of the flour with cocoa for a chocolate flavour.

2

This recipe is in Cooking from the heart 1. Download PDF recipe book here.

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