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Oaty Crisps


I was doing a stock-take of my fridge and chanced upon a packet of mixed cereals tucked in an inconspicuous corner.   It must be some leftover.  A hurried check on the expiry date revealed that it's still edible.  So, I flicked through my recipe collection, subtract, add, tweak a bit and came up with these healthy cookies which I'll simply name, 'Oaty Crisps'.














These cookies are crispy on the outside and a little chewy on the inside and they are packed with wholesome  nutrients.  As the festive season is not too far away, I suppose this recipe will come in handy for X'mas too!

Ingredients
  • 4 oz plain flour
  • 4oz butter/margarine
  • 3 oz mixed cereal  OR  any type of dried fruits, nuts and seeds
  • 3 oz rolled oats
  • 3oz caster sugar
  • 2  Tbsp golden syrup
  • 1/2  tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2  tsp vanilla
  • a pinch of salt
Method
  1. Sift flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl, set aside.
  2. Mix in the rolled oats and mixed cereals.
  3. Combine golden syrup and butter in a saucepan, heat and keep stirring till butter melts.
  4. Pour in the melted butter/golden syrup mixutre into the flour mixture, and mix thoroughly.
  5. Roll mixture into balls, the size of a walnut.
  6. Place them 2 inches apart on a parchment lined baking tray, press lightly with the palm of your hand.
  7. Bake in preheated oven @ 150 deg C for about 12 to 15 mins. or till golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool on tray for 5 mins. before transferring them onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Store these cookies in an air-tight cookie jar once they are completely cooled.
  10. Makes 24 cookies.

Comments

  1. Definitely a to-do recipe not only for festive season but also for everyday snack!

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  2. Cheah...lovely cookies and healthy too. Looks crispy..have added to my to do list :)

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  3. healthy cookies...

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  4. that sounds really wholesome and healthy. Not to mention delicious too!

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  5. They look so crunchy! I love to have some. Trying out your muffin recipe on thursday :)

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  6. agree, this really packed with all the wholesome nutrients..i like that..especially if i want to lose some weight,,just 2 or 3 pieces of this will make my lunch, haha!

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  7. I do like super chewy cookies on the inside. I will like this for snacking..

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  8. Cheah, I love this kind of cookies alot! Do you have extra to FedEX over? hehe... Hope you're enjoying the evening.
    Kristy

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  9. Cheah, Sorry I'm late. I would like to have some of your yummy crispy cookies ;D

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  10. Looks so healthy with loads of oats in your cookies. Pity my bag of oats has gone stale in the cupboard instead of the fridge! I have to throw the whole it away!

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  11. busygran
    Cookie for all seasons!

    Elin
    Yup, healthy cookies!

    Jan
    Why not try baking some?

    crustabakes
    Thank you!

    Sonia
    Yes, good exercise for the teeth too!

    3 hungry tummies
    Oh, is Thursday your auspicious day?

    lena
    A few cookies for lunch? I'll have no more energy after 2 hours!

    penny
    Yes, it's a nutritious snack!

    Anncoo
    Help yourself please, ha, ha!

    Jeannie
    What a pity! Oats keep well in the fridge.

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  12. How healthy and perfectly done...yum!

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  13. Ananda
    Thank you!

    tigerfish
    Yes, good exercise for the jaws!

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  14. The oats on these cookies make them look very appealing! The chewing part will be great :D

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  15. Zoe
    Actually, I prefer the chewy part.

    Shirley
    Yup, crispy snack for your kids!

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