Try some plant-based baking with this fabulous recipe from Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn! These Oatmeal-Maple Cookies are made with only 7 simple ingredients and will satisfy your sweet tooth with their maple flavor and rich texture from the oats and raisins.
1 cup oats
2/3 cup whole wheat flour or barley flour
1/2 cup oat milk or water
1/3 to 1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 °F.
Toast oats until golden brown. Watch carefully so they don’t burn.
While oats are toasting, mix remaining ingredients, in order of ingredients list, in a medium bowl. Add toasted oats and mix well.
Put 10 to 12 tablespoons of dough on a nonstick baking sheet and flatten with the back of a fork.
Bake for 15 minutes, or until slightly golden on edges. Check often to prevent burning.
Authors Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn
Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn are a mother-daughter team with decades of experience developing delicious, healthful dishes for both their family and Dr. Esselstyn’s many grateful patients. Ann and Jane introduce readers to the wonders of kale, and other hearty and delicious greens, sweet potatoes, artichokes, beets, parsnips, broccoli, cucumbers, asparagus, cannellini beans, lentils and so much more.The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbookempowers readers to make their hearts healthier, one delectable meal at a time.