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Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies!

 

This healthy recipe for oatmeal cookies is an incredible kids’ dessert!

We know that fiber and a diet low in sugar play a critical role in kid’s nutrition.

Therefore, this kids’ recipe is prepared with ingredients full of healthy fiber and includes only natural sweeteners. We love a good recipe for healthy cookies!

 These delicious oatmeal cookies have a scrumptious chewy texture with hidden tasty bits of nuts, carrots, & coconut.

The natural sweetness of honey & raisins works wonderfully in flavoring the cookie.

After all, if it’s not sweet, kids might not even taste it.

They are a great healthy recipe for picky eaters!

 Switching the all-purpose flour with oats & whole wheat flour boosts satiety. This fiber also helps to decrease the risk of kids developing obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

Carrots pack in vitamins and are an immunity booster food, while raisins provide necessary calcium and potassium.

 

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.

 

ENJOY!

Dr Dina Kulik - Kids Health

Dr. Dina Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM
Written By: Dr. Dina Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

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.

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