Healthy No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies!
This healthy recipe for oatmeal cookies is an incredible kids’ dessert!
Made with less than ten ingredients and requiring just a few minutes of hands-on time, these healthy no-bake oatmeal cookies are perfect for meal prep! They are gluten-free, healthy enough to be eaten for breakfast, or perfect as an afternoon snack.
These no-bake cookies will be your new favorite treat!
With only five ingredients, these no-bake oatmeal cookies are a simple and healthy treat that can be whipped up in minutes.
The base of this recipe includes rolled oats, coconut oil, peanut butter, or another nut/seed butter for protein to keep you full longer.
Also included is honey which gives you some natural sweetness without processed sugars needed. Hence, they’re gluten-free (if using GF oats), dairy-free & refined sugar-free, making them the ideal snack anytime.
When you eat one of these cookies, your body gets a hearty dose of protein and fiber from the rolled oats. In addition, peanut butter provides both protein and healthy fats, while coconut oil also boosts fatty acids.
There are only a few ingredients you need to make these no-bake oatmeal cookies!
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Can I substitute steel-cut oats for quick oats?
Steel-cut oats cannot be used as a substitute for rolled or quick-cooking oatmeal in crumbles and crisps.
The result would be too gritty if you use the steel-cut oats raw, whereas the results will taste mushy if cooked using this kind of oats.
Can I substitute maple syrup for honey?
Maple syrup is great for baking! It works well in many of our favorite recipes.
Maple Syrup can be used as a 1-for-1 substitute with honey, which means you’re getting the same sweetness without changing anything about your recipe or meal prep process.
Can I use AP flour instead of whole wheat flour?
Whole wheat flour may be substituted for all-purpose in most recipes.
To replace one-third of the amount called for, use ⅓ cup whole wheat and 2/3 cup all-purpose instead.
Can I add baking powder?
You can add baking powder. It may lead to a more elevated cookie. You can add chocolate chips too! That’s the great thing about cooking. Just be aware the results may vary if you alter the recipe.
Dina is a wife, mother of 4, and adrenaline junky. She loves to share children’s health information from her professional and personal experience. More About Dr Dina.