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Honey Oatmeal Cookies

From All Recipes. com

I’ve been on a search for the perfect, healthy snacks for my young sons, and I came across a wonderful honey oatmeal cookie recipe this weekend and wanted to share it with you all.

These cookies contain no sugar (!!!), have a nice doughy texture, and are perfect for afternoon snacks. They go great with milk and, for the adults, coffee. I think they’d also be great with raisins or nuts added to the dough.

I found the recipe via All and sightly altered the ingredients to include butter rather than Crisco.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup honey
  • egg
  • 3/4 cup butter (or shortening, as the original recipe calls for)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
 And here are the directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat together shortening, honey, egg, water, and vanilla until creamy. Add combined remaining ingredients; mix well.
  3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.

That’s it! Super easy and perfect for all ages.

Meredith is the online editor of the Savvy Blog. She lives in Little Rock with her twin sons, dogs, cats, and husband.
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