Nutrition Carrot raisin chocolate chip cookies

Carrot raisin chocolate chip cookies


Today’s What’s Cookin’, iRunNation? recipe comes from Lydia, who describes this recipe as one of her favourites and easy to make. She also says, “Everyone who has tried can’t help but eat more than one”: consider yourselves warned, readers!

1 cup               whole wheat flour                                       250ml

1 cup               quick cooking or regular rolled oats  250ml

1/3 cup          flax meal (optional)                                   125ml

1tsp                 ground cinnamon                                       5ml

1/2tsp.           baking soda                                                   2ml

3/4 cup          brown sugar                                                 175ml

½ cup             butter                                                              125ml

1                        egg                                                                     1

1 tsp.               vanilla                                                              5ml

1 cup               grated carrots                                               5ml

1 1/4 cup       raisins or other chopped dried fruit

1 1/4cup        chocolate chips

1. Combine flour, oats, flax meal, cinnamon and soda in a medium bowl.

2. In large bowl beat butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth.

3. Stir in flour mixture, carrots, raisins and chocolate chips until blended.

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  1. Those look GOOD! Fruit, vegetables, Omegas – seriously, they’re like superfood-cookies.

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