Cookie-A-Day: Day 2- Sweet Potato Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

For this cookie, I was inspired by Tina of Carrots’n’Cake.  She made Sweet Potato Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.  I knew once I read that post that I had to make them.  I just happened to have a can of sweet potato puree on hand, so off I went!  I made a few alterations to make the recipe gluten-free.  My changes are below:

  • 1 cup old fashioned oats (Used Bob’s Red Mill GF Oats)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (I used Pamela’s Baking & Pancake Mix)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

These cookies were awesome!  They aren’t as sweet as a typical oatmeal raisin cookie, but that is fine.  They are chewy & I love the different textures going on. 

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A great cookie to offer at Christmas time as a healthier choice.  I went ahead & froze most of these to test out how they freeze.  The result?  They don’t only freeze well, but they are pretty darn good when frozen, too! 

 

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4 Responses

  1. Thank you for commenting on my blog! I am so happy to have found yours. I need more gf ideas! I have a lot to learn about adapting recipes. I saw Tina’s cookies too and was disappointed I couldn’t have them. Now I’m not! I only have regular oats right now…I hate that the gf ones are so expensive, but I suppose I need to make that change. Ugh!

    I’ll be reading!

    • I hate how $$ the oats are too, but I have started buying them on Amazon or in bulk and it ends up a little cheaper. I put your blog on my Google reader, so I am looking forward to reading more!

  2. Yum! I bet these cookies would make a great pre-workout treat :)

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