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Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

These Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies are perfect HEALTHY treat your family will love. They are whole grain, refined sugar-free, low-calorie and super easy to make. Perfect on-the-go breakfast or quick snack. 

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword carrot, carrot cake, cookies, healthy, oatmeal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 173 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup whole grain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • ½ cup walnuts coarsely ground
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup or honey
  • 1 cup fresh carrots about 2 medium carrots, finely grated
  • 2 teaspoon fresh ginger grated

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients - flour, oats, baking powder, salt, and walnuts.
  2. In a separate bowl whisk the egg. Add coconut oil, vanilla, and syrup. Mix well with a whisk until well combined.

  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix. Finally, stir in the grated carrots and ginger. Mix gently with a spoon. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes (not necessary).
  4. Preheat oven to 356F (180C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
  5. With a cookie scoop or spoon, scoop the dough, then shape into slightly flattened balls. Arrange the cookies 2-inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes until the edges of the cookies begin to brown. Turn off the oven and let the cookies sit in the oven for another minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Keep in airtight container.
As a measure, I used US cup (240ml).

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 67mg3%
Potassium 15mg0%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1700IU34%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.