Oatmeal and raisin cookies are a delightful treat that will leave you craving for more. These cookies possess a unique deliciousness that is hard to find in other baked goods. Not only are they incredibly tasty, but they are also a healthier alternative to traditional cookies. With no flour, sugar, or butter, they are perfect for those who want to indulge in a small moment of delicacy while maintaining a controlled diet. In this article, we will provide you with a simple and easy recipe for oatmeal and raisin cookies that can be prepared in just a few minutes using a pan instead of an oven. So, grab your ingredients and let's get started!
The Recipe: Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies Without Butter and Sugar
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Resting time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking time: 6-7 minutes
Total time: about 30 minutes
Servings: approximately 10 cookies
Calories: 65 per cookie
- 100 grams of oatmeal
- 4-5 dried apricots
- 2 egg whites
- 2 tablespoons of raisins
- Grated lemon zest (or cinnamon if you want a different taste)
- A pinch of salt
- Place the raisins in a bowl, add the dried apricots, cover with boiling water, and let them rest for 15-20 minutes.
- In the meantime, place the oatmeal in a separate bowl, add a pinch of salt and the grated lemon zest, then mix well with a wooden spoon.
- Drain the fruit, dice the apricots, pat dry the raisins with a paper towel, and incorporate both into the oatmeal, mixing thoroughly.
- Add the egg whites and knead with your hands to obtain a firm, sticky, yet soft mixture.
- Take a small ball of dough at a time, flatten it on the work surface to form a disc.
- Place the cookies on a hot non-stick pan, cover them with a lid, and let them cook for 3-4 minutes on both sides.
- Once they are ready, enjoy these delicious oatmeal and raisin cookies.
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