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Oat cookies

These cookies are made from whole-grain flour and oatmeal, some of the butter is replaced by vegetable fat (organic vegetable shortening - no cholesterol and no trans fats), which makes the cookies more crispy. Dried fruits and nuts can take any.

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(1 cup = 240 ml)

Original recipe

  • 1/2 cup (110 g) of creamy non-salty butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (110 g) vegetable shortening (or butter)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 hl baking powder
  • 1 hl soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 hl vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 cups wholemeal flour
  • 2 cups of oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup roasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup raisins or other dried fruits
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts

Cooking:

Heat the oven to 190 ° C / 375 ° F.

In a large bowl, beat a shortening or butter with a mixer; Add sugar, baking powder, soda and beat until white, 3 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, whisking well after each, add milk and vanilla (stop the mixer several times and clean the walls of the bowl with a spatula). Gradually add flour and beat a little with a mixer.

Add the remaining ingredients (from cereal to nuts) and mix with a wooden spoon (thick dough).

Put the dough with a teaspoon on a baking sheet (baking sheet on a grease) at a distance of 5 cm. (Or pinch off the pieces, ~ 3 cm in diameter).

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Bake for 10-12 minutes until light browning (the cookies will be soft in the middle, seemingly under-baked, but will harden after cooling).

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Leave the finished cookies on the baking sheet for 1 minute and then place them on the grid until they cool down.

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Store in sealed container.

Enjoy your meal!

Vegetable shortening


Vegetable shortening, like margarine, is made from vegetable oil, the only difference is that shortening contains 100% fat, and margarine 60-80% fat. It is better to use Organic shortening (from palm oil - pressed palm oil), as it does not contain trans fats. It is a process called hydrogenation, it is a process called hydrogenation.