Friday, May 21, 2010
Banana,date and rolled oats cookies
These cookies are soft centered cookies with yummy banana flavour with the goodness of dates and rolled oats. From kids to grown up will love this cookies, even my little one will have it in the morning. I have used brown sugar for sweetning,you can replace with agave nectar or honey.
This recipe is for the Bake-Off event by Champa.
Makes 28 biscuits
Plain flour-225 g
Rolled oats-90 g
Dates-75 g chopped
Vanilla essence-1 tsp
Bicarbonate of soda-1/2 tsp
1 mashed banana
1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
For the topping
4 seedsless dates chopped
60 g of rolled oats
Preheat the oven to 180 degree celsius.Grease and line a baking tray with baking paper.
Beat butter,rind,essence,egg yolk and sugar with a electric mixer or using a wooden spatula until well combined; stir in mashed banana,then sift the flour and soda, add the oats and dates mix together. The mixture will be quite sticky. Roll level teaspoon of the mixture into a ball. Roll each ball in the oats ,flatten it slightly, place on oven tray 5 cm gap between each cookie, press a piece of chopped dates on top of each cookie.
Bake it in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.Cool on tray.
The cookies can be stored in a air tight container for upto 3 weeks.