Grain-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Grain-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

AUTHOR: Danielle Walker – AgainstAllGrain.com

SERVES: 16

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 20 mins TOTAL TIME: 30 mins

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup palm shortening, unsalted grassfed butter, or ghee
  • 1 large egg at room temperature
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons finely ground flax seeds*
  • ¾ cup finely shredded coconut
  • ½ cup raisins**

*omit for SCD
**may use chocolate chips, cranberries, or currants

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Place the shortening and egg in the bowl of a stand mixer and cream for 1 minute on high. Alternatively, use an electric hand mixer.
  3. Add the honey and vanilla and mix for another minute, until creamy.
  4. Place the cinnamon, nutmeg, flours, baking soda, salt, and flax seeds in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix for another minute, until combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, then mix again for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the coconut and raisins, then mix again for a minute.
  7. Using an ice cream scoop or a large spoon, drop balls of dough the size of a golf ball onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Place another piece of parchment paper over the balls, then use a spatula to gently press the balls down into circles about ¼ inch thick and 2 inchs in diameter.
  9. Place in the oven and bake for 9 to 10 minutes, until the edges are lightly browned.
  10. Cool on a wire rack completely before eating. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for later use.

 

Original article found here: http://againstallgrain.com/2013/10/12/grain-free-oatmeal-raisin-cookies/

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