3 nutritious and delicious oatmeal recipes

That oats It is a truly wonderful cereal that practically there would be no room for doubt. While it is true that once did not have the importance that at the time had other cereals as for example is the case of barley or wheat, little by little it was gaining popularity, growing crops and therefore their consumption, especially in Asia Central where it was cultivated in good quantity but nevertheless was considered a "weed".

It is a wonderful cereal for its incredible nutritional value, so that the exquisite oatmeal They provide us with a good amount of different and different essential nutrients, fundamental in the end for our health and more specifically for the proper functioning of our body.

In what refers to your nutritional contribution, the oat stands out for being rich in proteins of high biological value (considered of good quality because it contains all the essential amino acids). Provides healthy fats, among which we find unsaturated fats and linoleic acid.

On the other hand, it contains complex carbohydrates (easily absorbed), vitamins (especially group B, among which B1, B2, B3 and B6 stand out) and a good amount of minerals (such as phosphorus, iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium, copper, zinc and sodium).

Did you know that there are different ways to prepare this cereal to enjoy its flavor, its smooth texture and its nutritious richness? For example, a traditional option is to make a porridge, which consists of a kind of oatmeal puree made with flakes of this cereal and milk (can be animal or vegetable drink).

But the truth is that Oats also supports a wide variety of recipes, especially desserts. A good example are the cookies, the sweet par excellence that always pleases everyone, and that surprise for its versatility in terms of ingredients.

How to make oatmeal cookies: 3 different recipes

On this occasion we are going to propose to you the elaboration of 3 recipes for different oatmeal cookies, so you can choose between the basic and traditional recipe, even for unique and incredible options. You dare?.

Recipe for basic oatmeal cookies

Ingredients:

  • 230 gr. of fine oat flakes
  • 100 gr. of oatmeal
  • 150 gr. of brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 ml. Of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chemical yeast

Preparation of basic oatmeal cookies:

  1. In a large bowl or in the bowl of the food processor put the rolled oats, flour, brown sugar and yeast. Mix everything well a little.
  2. In another bowl mix the eggs and the olive oil. When these two ingredients are well mixed, incorporate it into the previous mixture.
  3. Now mix everything well. If you use a food processor mix well for a few minutes. If done by hand, stir well until a paste forms.
  4. Preheat the oven to 170ºC and put baking paper in the oven tray.
  5. With the help of your hands, form balls and then flatten them. Place them one by one on the tray.
  6. When you have finished with the first batch, cook them in the oven for 10 minutes, or until you notice that the cookies are golden brown.
  7. Remove the cookies from the oven and put them on a rack to breathe and cool.

Recipe for oatmeal and raisin cookies

Ingredients:

  • 60 gr. of oat flakes
  • 60 gr. of sliced ​​raisins
  • 225 gr. Of flour
  • 225 gr. of soft butter
  • 140 gr. of brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 125 ml. of orange juice

Preparation of oatmeal and raisin cookies:

  1. Chop the raisins and reserve them in a bowl. Split the orange in half and squeeze it to obtain 125 ml. of your juice, which you should add to the bowl of raisins. Now let them soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Melt the butter a little in the microwave and put it in a bowl with the sugar. Mix well with the help of a wooden spoon.
  3. Beat the yolk a little and add it to the mixture of butter and sugar, stirring again. Sift the flour over this mixture.
  4. Add the rolled oats and mix again.
  5. Now drain the raisins that you have left to soak with the orange juice and add them to the mixture. Stir well until you get a smooth paste.
  6. Preheat the oven to 190ºC and line two baking sheets with baking paper.
  7. Take portions with your hands, forming balls first and then flattening them, and place them on the trays leaving a distance between them.
  8. To finish, bake the cookies for 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Then remove them from the band with the help of a spatula and let them cool.

Recipe for oatmeal and hazelnut cookies

Ingredients:

  • 60 gr. of oat flakes
  • 60 gr. of sliced ​​raisins
  • 55 gr. of chopped hazelnuts
  • 225 gr. Of flour
  • 225 gr. of soft butter
  • 140 gr. of brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 125 ml. of orange juice

Preparation of oatmeal and raisin cookies:

  1. Chop the raisins and reserve them in a large bowl. Split the orange in half and squeeze it to obtain the orange juice in the indicated amount, which you must add to the bowl of the raisins. Now let the raisins soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Melt the butter a bit and put it in a bowl with the sugar. Mix well with the help of a wooden spoon.
  3. Beat the yolk a little and add it to the mixture of butter and sugar, stirring again. Sift the flour over this mixture. Add the rolled oats and mix again. Chop the hazelnuts and add them to the mixture, stirring well again.
  4. This is the time to drain the raisins. Add them to the mixture and stir well.
  5. Preheat the oven to 190ºC and line two baking sheets with baking paper.
  6. Take portions with a spoon or with your hands, forming balls first and then flattening them, and place them on the trays leaving a distance between them.
  7. To finish, bake the cookies for 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Then remove them from the band with the help of a spatula and let them cool.
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