Thursday, 5 July 2012

Oatmeal Walnut Raisin Endurance Cookies - Eggless

These oatmeal walnut raisin cookies are healthy, delicious and easy to bake at home. This is great at tea time or after a workout.

Ingredients - Yields 15
  • Walnuts - 1 cup
  • Regular oats - 2 cups
  • All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
  • Raisins - 1/4 cup
  • Brown sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Agave  sweetener- 3 tblsp (or use 1/4 cup of honey)
  • Cooking oil - 2 tblsp
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Milk - 2 tblsp
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

  • Preheat oven to 350F and grease a baking sheet
  • Place walnuts on the baking sheet  and toast it in oven for about 10-12 minutes, until golden in colour (Watch carefully as walnuts will turn black or burn quickly)
  • When walnuts are toasted remove from oven and cool it for few minutes
  • Grind walnuts in the food processor or mixer - until finely grounded
  • In a medium sized bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, oats and cinnamon powder (dry ingredients)
  • In a small bowl mix brown sugar, agave, oil, vanilla essence, milk and raisins (wet ingredients )
  • In a large bowl mix wet ingredients, dry ingredients and grounded walnuts
  • Take about 2 tblsp of dough, make a ball, and then flatten it with your fingers
  • Place it on cookie sheet and bake it for 10 minutes at 350F and no longer
  • Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for couple of  minutes before placing onto a cooling rack for 10-15 minutes
  • Makes about 15 cookies, store in a clean air tight container

Nutritional Information
  • Walnuts are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids and an excellent source of omega 3 essential fatty acids which help to prevent coronary artery disease and strokes
  • Regular intake of walnuts in the diet help to lower LDL or bad cholesterol and increase HDL or good cholesterol levels in the blood
  • Oats is low in sodium and can help reduce cholesterol
  • Oats is rich in soluble fibre and can reduce hypertension
  • Raisins are cholesterol-free, low in sodium, high in fiber and totally fat-free
  • Raisins are rich in potassium which is important in regulating blood pressure
  • Each cookie = 170 calories approximately


  1. Yummy cookies, that's eggless too! Nice recipe dear..
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