Recipe: Oatmeal-Maple and Raisin Cookies

Naturally sweet, healthy and delicious
Oatmeal maple raisin cookies

These maple and vanilla sweetened cookies include simple, whole grains, such as oat and flaxseed. These cookies are healthy, delicious and naturally sweetened.

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1 cup oats, old-fashioned rolled
2/3 cup bran oats
2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
½ cup raisins
3 tablespoons maple syrup
½ cup oat milk (or other milk, as desired)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Toast oats until golden brown. Watch carefully so they don’t burn.
  3. While oats are toasting, put remaining ingredients in the above order in a medium bowl. Add toasted oats and mix well.
  4. Put 10-12 tablespoons of dough on a nonstick baking sheet and flatten with the back of a fork.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes, or until slightly golden on edges. Check often to prevent burning.

Nutrition information

Each cookie contains:
Calories 90
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 0g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 8g
Protein 3g

From the book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell Esselstyn, MD

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