Saturday, May 8, 2010

Oatmeal Cranberry Raisin Cookies - Vegan

This recipe is modified from Martha Stewart's Baking Handbook, veganized and tweaked just slightly. These cookies are soft and chewy at the center, slightly crispy at the edge and full of sweet jewel-like dried fruit.

oatmeal cookie assortment

Oatmeal Cranberry Raisin Cookies
makes 2 dozen

1 C whole wheat white flour
.5 C AP flour
1 t baking soda
1 t ground cinnamon

1 C sugar
2/3 C canola oil
1/3 C agave nectar
1 t molasses
1 t kosher salt

2 T flaxseed meal
3 T hot water

3 C rolled oats
.5 C raisins
.5 C dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 350F.

Whisk together dry ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. Stir together flaxseed meal and water and let stand 5 minutes.

Cream together oil, sugar, agave, molasses and salt, by hand or on a stand mixer. Incorporate flax mixture and stir in dry ingredients. Mix in oats and fruit.

Scoop generously with a tablespoon onto parchment-lined baking sheets and bake 8-12 minutes, until golden brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.

oatmeal cranberry raisin cookies

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