Corrie made these cookies…and I think they are the BEST healthy cookies I have ever had!
I had seen them on www.tammysrecipes.com and after I had seen the “rave reviews” I thought they would be good!
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour*
1/2 cup rice flour (or 1/2 cup whole wheat)
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/4 cups rolled oats
6 T. butter, softened
1/2 cup honey
2 T. molasses**
1 tsp. vanilla
1-2 cups (total) chocolate chips, nuts, seeds, optional
Combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, eggs, honey, molasses, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix, using hands if needed. Add any optional ingredients and drop by onto a lightly greased cookie sheets, or roll dough into balls and press lightly.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until cookies are done. Remove from oven, wait 5 minutes, and then remove to wire rack to cool.
Yield: 3-4 dozen
*We used whole wheat pastry flour. I prefer to use it in my healthy desserts, muffins, and quick breads.
**The original recipe called for 1/4 cup, but we cut it down to 2 T. because I don’t like too much molasses color/flavor. 2 T. made them a pretty golden-brown color and a pleasant taste.
One more note. =) If you want to make these EXTRA-healthy, just leave out the butter! That’s what we did (on accident) and everyone still LOVED them! This is definitely a make-again!