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Friday, April 5, 2013

Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies

Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom Taste
We like to enjoy the sweeter things from the kitchen every once in a while, but we also don't want to use loads of flour, eggs, butter and white sugar so this helps curb our sweet tooth and work for our bodies all at once! Since we keep bananas on hand at all times we also look for different recipes to use them in, this happened to be the perfect fit. Mr. Custom Taste has a busy work schedule and some days making a full breakfast isn't always that simple, so I made these ahead of time! They were suppose to be more of a peanut butter and jelly cookie but then i thought, "why not mix up the topping!?" We hope you like them!


Shopping List
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 Cup Coarsely Ground Oatmeal
  • 2 TSP Honey
  • 2 TBSP Warm Water
  • 1/2 Over Ripe Banana
Your Choice Filling
We chose chocolate spread, peanut butter and strawberry jelly

Hardware
Mixing bowl
Fork
Food Processor
Aluminium foil or nonstick mat
Cookie Sheet

Time 40 Minutes
Prep 10 Minutes
Cook 15 Minutes
Yield 6-10 Cookies

Time To Get Cooking!!!
In your mixing bowl add honey, warm water, half of the banana and peanut butter

Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom Taste
Stir well
Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom Taste
We happened to have steel-cut oats on hand (surprise to me actually, guess we bought them on accident)
Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom Taste
If you have regular oats, grab your food processor, dump in your oatmeal and give a quick (about 1 minute) whirl
Pour your oats into the wet mixture and stir until fully incorporated
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom Taste
Line your cookie sheet with your nonstick mat or aluminum foil
Using your hands and a teaspoon, scoop out 2 teaspoons worth of the mixture and roll until a rough ball using your hands
Place on the cookie sheet
Repeat until the mixture is gone (or until you run out of space)
Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom TastePlace in the oven and let cook for 15 Minutes
When time is up remove from oven and let cool for about 5 minutes
After the 5 minutes press the back of tsp into the ball to form a dimple
Let finish cooling
Scoop about 1 tsp of your chosen filling and enjoy!

Serving
1 Cookies with 1 tsp of your choice filling for a quick on the go snack or double up for an easy breakfast.

Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies by Custom TasteStoring and Reheating
Store in a airtight container on the counter or in the fridge

Nutritional Information (excluding toppings)
Calories 74
Fat 4g
Carbs 8g
Protein 2g

Cost Information (excluding toppings)
Recipe Cost:$1.02
Cost Per Serving:$0.17

Tricks
-You can put them in the fridge to cool if you are in a hurry


          


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