Berry Oatmeal Cookies

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These chewy oatmeal cookies are packed full of sweet dried berries–  and they make a lovely, light dessert.

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Play around with your favorite berries– I used dried blueberries and cranberries for this particular batch, but I’ve used strawberries and raspberries, too.

Berry Oatmeal Cookies

Yield: 24-28 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup flour (I used white whole wheat)
  • 2/3 cup oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • ½ cup dried berries of choice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease baking sheets with cooking spray.
  2. Beat the brown sugar, oil, and applesauce together with an electric mixer.
  3. Add the flour, oats, baking powder, and salt and combine.
  4. Add the milk to the mixture 1 tablespoon at a time until dough forms– you may end up needing a little more or a little less.
  5. Fold in the berries.
  6. Place spoonfuls of the dough on to the baking sheets, then flatten.
  7. Bake for 8 minutes and allow to cool on the sheets for 1-2 more before transferring o a wire rack to cool completely.


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Thinking Out Loud

  1. Currently reading: Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. SO GOOD.
  2. I got a new phone this week and I love it. I couldn’t wait to get rid of my old one, and this is so shiny and new and lovely in comparison.
  3. New favorite thing: listening to audio books while I get ready in the morning– particularly the recordings of the books I loved best as a kid. This week was Matilda, and I think I’m gonna get Anne of Green Gables for next week. At any other time I prefer a physical book, but I’ve been really digging this.
  4. Look at how cute this Woodland Animal Tic Tac Toe is!
  5. Recipes I tried this week:
    Cookie Dough Brownie Baked Oatmeal – Athletic Avocado
    Roasted Broccoli Couscous – Put On Your Cake Pants

Head over to Running with Spoons for more Thinking Out Loud!

 

Shared at Thoughts of Home on Thursday; Foodie Friday; Weekend Potluck; Healthy Vegan Fridays; Sunday Fitness & Food Link-Up with Marathons & Motivation and IlkasBlog; Share the Love Blog Party; Tips & Tricks Link Party; Wow us Wednesdays. For a complete list of where I share, click here.

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46 thoughts on “Berry Oatmeal Cookies

  1. I could have a cookie right now with my coffee. These look delicious.

    Be sure and do a review on Hamilton, I’m interested. Love the audio books idea too.

    Happy Thoughts of Home. 🙂

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  2. Oh the dried berries transform this to something that sounds truly yummy! We so appreciate you joining the Thoughts of Home on Thursday gathering. May you have a delightfully lovely weekend.

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  3. I haven’t made cookies in the longest time–these look amazing! :]

    Matilda was one of my favorite books as a kid too, and yay for audiobooks when the physical book (and/or the time to read it) isn’t there!

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  4. These look great. Have been craving oatmeal cookies lately, so pinning.

    Anne of Green Gables is one of my favorite childhood books too.

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  5. We always have a variety of dried fruit and berries on hand and these cookies look like a great way to use them! Perfect for an on-the-go snack!

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  6. Mmmm cookies! These sound great! And so simple to make.
    Thanks so much for sharing these at Healthy Vegan Fridays – I’m pinning & sharing =)
    I hope you have a great week Courtney!
    ps. I love your “Thinking Out Loud” – Matilda is one of my favourite books. Have you read the BFG??

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  7. Something so special about oatmeal cookies. A real high quality cinnamon makes a world of difference. There is an amazing spice shop near me called Penzy’s. The quality for the price is untouchable. They may deliver online. Thanks for sharing.

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