The One Handed Cooks have this fabulous recipe for Carrot Cookies that I think is such a good recipe to have on hand. It is healthy, good snack size and more importantly the kids love them. I love it so much I just had to share it with all of you.
- ½ cup white plain flour
- ½ cup wholemeal plain flour
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¾ cup rolled oats
- 1 cup carrot, finely grated
- ¼ cup sultanas
- ¼ cup apricots, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
- 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
- ½ cup apple puree/sauce
- ¼ cup olive oil or vegetable oil
Step 1 – Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
Step 2 – Sift flours, baking powder and spices into a bowl.
Step 3 – Stir in oats, carrot, sultanas, apricots, coconut, chia seeds and apple puree.
Step 4 – Stir through the oil until just combined. Take tablespoons full of mixture and roll into balls, place on the baking tray. Continue until you have finished the mixture.
Step 5 – Gently flatten each ball of mixture. Bake for 20 minutes or until slightly golden.
Step 6 – Keep in airtight container for up to 1 week.
If you are cooking with your kids you might like to make a cute apron for them to wear. I have a quick and simple tutorial on how to make your own kids apron.Love it. Follow me. . .