Oatmeal Drop Cookies with Coconut Flakes

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Aug. 14, 2012

These oatmeal drops are moist, almost cake like cookies and best of all a much healthier alternative to regular oatmeal cookies. No butter is used so it's ideal for those who are calorie conscious or for those on a vegan diet.

Ingredients

Brown sugar/Turbinado sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Apple sauce 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (unsweetened)
Gluten free flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Coconut flakes 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Butter 1/2 Teaspoon (for greasing baking tray)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

2. In a bowl mix applesauce and sugar.

3. Add in gluten free flour, rolled oats, baking powder, salt and coconut flakes.

4. Combine together and make a dough.

5. Grease a cookie sheet with butter.

MAKING

6. Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto the sheet.

7. Slightly flatten the cookies. Bake for 10 minutes on 375 degrees.

SERVING

8. Serve cookies with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 332Calories from Fat 39

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 504 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet