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Oats Peanut Choco Cookies ~ Guilt Free Recipes

>>  Friday, June 19, 2015

For the final day of guilt free dishes, I have a cookie made with peanut flour and Oats. I know most of you must be thinking that I am still in my Baking Mega BM days, where I had done some peanut butter cookies and some. The peanut Butter chips were sent by Priya Srinivasan and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I even got second helping to the cup and I still have some left out. 

So I thought the best option was to bake some more cookies. Guilt free Indulgence demands that the same indulgence be done on a less calori way and these cookies fit the bill. Instead of the regular flour, finely ground oats flour is used and replaced with brown sugar. 

As I said upfront, I am not too much into replacing refined ingredients all the time. When it is possible and makes sense, I do. Moreover I believe as we were fed all these, our kids should have their share of indulgence of everything. Of course in moderation and in the way its healthy.

In that sense I hope my attempt at making this series was met. I wanted to try few more recipes, unfortunately with house guest, even sitting to update this has been so tough. Hoping to make them sometime. Until then you got to enjoy these cookies.


 
Oats Peanut Choco Chips Cookies

Ingredients Needed:

Peanut Flour - 3/4 cup
Oats Flour - 1/2 cup
Brown Sugar - 3/4 cup
Butter - 3 tbsp
Salt a pinch
Bittersweet Chocolate Chips - 1/2 cup
Peanut Butter Chips - 1/2 cup
Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Baking Powder - 1/4 tsp

How to make Oats Peanut Choco Cookies

Roast the peanuts, allow to cool and make the meal.

In a bowl take the peanut flour/meal along with oats flour, add brown sugar, butter, baking soda, baking powder, salt and mix everything well.

Add more flour if required to get a soft dough. Mix in the bittersweet Chocolate Chips and peanut Butter Chips. Make balls and pinch out small balls.

Pre heat the oven at 185 C and bake the cookies for 15 mins


Notes:

The binding in these cookies are oats and butter. The cookies do tend to be soft to touch. Let it cool down before trying to bake again. On cooling, these do hold their shape.



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16 comments :

Usha June 19, 2015 at 12:37 AM  

Oh, so you used peanut flour! Reading you post I was wondering in what form the peanuts we're going to be used. ☺️. Cookies look good.

Priya Suresh June 20, 2015 at 12:53 AM  

Wow, love that addition of peanut flour, cookies looks stunning.

Padmajha PJ June 20, 2015 at 11:08 AM  

Using peanut meal is an awesome idea! All the peanutty flavor with the peanut chips are sure to make this one yummy treat!!!

veena krishnakumar June 21, 2015 at 4:52 PM  

Again my baking bookmarks seems to increase :). These look very addictive valli.

Archana Potdar June 21, 2015 at 8:27 PM  

I am bookmarking this one. Its too good to miss. Put the LO on the job of making them. :D

praba bubesh June 22, 2015 at 2:33 AM  

peanut and oats are nice combo..looks great..

Varadas Kitchen June 22, 2015 at 6:09 PM  

Peanut and oats flour is a good substitution for regular flour. The cookies turned out perfect.

Pavani N June 22, 2015 at 11:29 PM  

Using peanut and oat flour instead of maida is a great idea. Peanut cookies turned out great.

Harini-Jaya R June 23, 2015 at 7:19 AM  

Peanut flour in cookies sound very interesting.

vaishali sabnani June 23, 2015 at 3:17 PM  

That sure is an interesting version of a cookie.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan June 23, 2015 at 7:41 PM  

I would have thought of using peanut flour! Lovely way to make cookies with peanut and oats flour.

Sowmya :) June 24, 2015 at 9:05 AM  

Crispy cookies look great...have never used peanut flour...must try

Chef Mireille June 27, 2015 at 8:37 PM  

what a delicious and healthy protein and fiber packed cookie

sneha datar July 9, 2015 at 3:03 PM  

Healthy cookies, rich in fiber and protein.

Priya Srinivasan July 12, 2015 at 7:27 PM  

Totally nutty cookies!! Looks yumm!!

Sapana Behl July 16, 2015 at 12:27 AM  

Healthy and nutty cookies.

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