Nutty Pumpkin Oaties

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Trayce

These cookies are easy-to-make, moist, and include a lot of nutritious good stuff. The recipe is an adaptation of a couple of other recipes found on-line.

Top Review by Brighid

Mmmm - very tasty! I wasn't sure what was meant by 'thick cut oatmeal' was so I used steel cut oatmeal. Not bad but it gave a little extra 'nutty' kind of texture. Very tasty but I think next time I'll 'bump it up' and use old fashioned oats, add a little more nuts (for taste) and cranberries and, possibly some chopped dates and add a little more spices. Thanks for the tasty and healthy recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spread walnuts on parchment paper on cookie sheet. Bake at about 250 degrees for about 20 minutes. Set out to cool.
  2. Use mixer to cream butter and sugars.
  3. Add pumpkin, vanilla, and egg and mix just until incorporated. (You're done with the mixer.).
  4. By hand, stir in oats, cranberries, and flax seed just until blended.
  5. In a separate bowl, measure flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices.
  6. Sift dry ingredients into pumpkin/oat mixture.
  7. Add walnuts.
  8. Stir by hand ONLY until all dry ingredients are incorporated and dough is uniform.
  9. Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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