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Healthy Orange Carrot Oatmeal Cookies with oats cranberries walnuts and ginger

Orange Carrot Oatmeal Cookies

Orange Carrot Oatmeal Cookies made with all NATURAL healthy stuff, loaded with nutrients and packed full of beautiful GINGER and sweet carrot and orange flavor. These cookies are refined sugar-free, weight-loss friendly, and just delicious. Perfect quick breakfast or kids snack!

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 175 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ΒΌ teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup orange juice form fresh orange
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest *
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 carrot peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup coarsely ground walnuts

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients - flour, oats, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl whisk the egg, coconut oil, vanilla, and maple syrup. Mix well with a whisk until well combined. Add orange juice, orange zest, and ginger and mix again.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix. Finally, stir in the grated carrots, chopped walnuts, and dried cranberries. Mix gently with a spoon. Let the mixture sit for few minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 356F (180C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. With a scoop or spoon, scoop the dough, and place it on the baking sheet. Arrange the cookies 2-inches apart. Slightly flatten the dough with the spoon.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes until the edges of the cookies begin to brown. Remove cookies from the oven, and let them cool for few minutes on a baking sheet. Then transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

As a measure, I used UScup (240ml).
* Make sure you use zest from the organic orange.

Nutrition Facts
Orange Carrot Oatmeal Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 163mg5%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1810IU36%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.