These piloncillo almond butter oatmeal cookies are the perfect sweet treat, and they just so happen to be vegan too. So what makes these almond butter oatmeal cookies so special? I’m glad you asked. This is one of my favorite recipes from my childhood
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Piloncillo Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies

These piloncillo almond butter oatmeal cookies are the perfect sweet treat, and they just so happen to be vegan too.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword almond butter oatmeal cookies, vegan oatmeal cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 152kcal
Author Dora S.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. Ground flax seed
  • 2.5 tbsp. Water
  • ½ cup Grated piloncillo
  • 4 tbsp. Almond butter, unsweetened
  • 1/3 cup Apple sauce, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup. Quick oats
  • 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup Chopped raisins
  • ¼ cup Chopped pecans
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp, Ground clove
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • ½ tsp. Baking soda

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl, combine flax seed, water, piloncillo, almond butter, apple sauce, and vanilla. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, raisins, salt, cinnamon, clove, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and use a wooden spoon to mix until combined.
  • Drop the dough by heaping tablespoons on a parchment lined sheet tray, 2 inches apart. Flatten cookies slightly with your fingers.
  • Bake for 15 min. or until golden brown.

Notes

To make these gluten-free, use oat flour instead of all-purpose flour. You can also use peanut butter or tahini instead of almond butter. You can change up the nuts, use cranberries instead of raisins, or even add chocolate chips.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 138mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.2mg