Oatmeal flax seed cookies

Crunchy Oatmeal nibbles

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Here is a cookie I love to fill the jars in my pantry with – Crunchy Oatmeal flax seed cookies. Biting into one of these, you never realize there is a part of oats that has gone into it. Also the toasted flax seeds impart a beautiful earthy aroma and flavour to the cookie.

An easy to make bite sized snack option you could nibble on without any regrets.Try out these other cookie recipes as well – Sweet and salty cashew butter cookies, Whole wheat butter cookie platter, Almond Choco Chip Cookie, Cocoa coffee cookie coins, Golden crispies, Scottish shortbread biscuits.

Oatmeal flax seed cookies recipe

Ingredients:
Prep time: 15 mins.; Cooking time: 20-25 mins.
Serves: 30 cookies

  • Butter – 110 gms.
  • Powdered sugar – 120 gms.
  • All-purpose-Flour – 70 gms.
  • Oats – 80 gms
  • Wheat flour – 30 gms.
  • Flax seed – 1 tbsp.
  • Baking powder – 1/2 tsp.
  • Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
  • Nutmeg – A pinch
  • Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp.

Method:

  • Take flax seed in a non-stick pan and dry roast till it crackles. Keep the toasted flax seeds aside.
  • Cream the butter till it gets light and fluffy.
  • Add powdered sugar, vanilla essence and further whip till it gets whitish and creamy.
  • Sieve in the flour, wheat flour, baking soda and powder to the fluffy butter-sugar mix.
  • Give a quick mix to incorporate the dry ingredients to the batter.
  • Now add in oats, toasted flax seed and nutmeg into the batter.
  • Knead the dough and round it. It doesn’t matter if the dough is a little dry.
  • Roll the dough and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter.
  • Bake at 160C for 20-25 mins./till the cookies turn pale yellowish in colour.

Note:

  • If the dough is sticky, refrigerate for a couple of minutes before rolling out.
  • If the dough turns out a little dry and tough to roll out, the way mine turned out, spread out the dough with ur palms.
  • Try adding toasted melon seeds and sesame seeds to get a different version of this nutty cookie.
  • Try substituting half of the powdered white sugar with brown sugar for a more intense flavour.

Recipe steps:

  1. Roast the flax seeds in a non-stick pan. Let the flax seeds crackle.
  2. IMG 20170404 143153 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 143351 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesTake butter in a mixing bowl and whip till creamy.
  3. IMG 20170404 142317 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 152255 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesAdd powdered sugar, vanilla essence and further whip till it gets fluffy.IMG 20170404 152511 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 152711 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 152845 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookies
  4. Sieve in the dry ingredients flour, wheat flour, baking powder and soda.
  5. IMG 20170404 141409 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 141634 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 152943 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 153020 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesGive a quick mix and add oats, flax seeds and nutmeg.
  6. IMG 20170404 153043 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 153650 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesKnead and round the dough.
  7. IMG 20170404 153813 222x300 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesRoll out the dough and cut shapes using a cookie cutter.
  8. IMG 20170404 154800 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesIMG 20170404 160441 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookiesBake at 160C for 20-25 mins./till the cookies turn pale yellowish in colour.IMG 20170405 133030 1 300x222 - Oatmeal flax seed cookies

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