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.
Recipe adapted from the book The Australian Women's Weekly.
Makes 28 biscuits
Ingredients:
Plain flour-225 g
Butter-125 g
Rolled oats-90 g
Brown Sugar-175g
Dates-75 g chopped
Egg yolk-1
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
Method:
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.

12 comments:

PranisKitchen said...

really a healthy treat and sure kids will love this snacks.good one mymoona

Umm Mymoonah said...

That was quick dear,thank you for your sweet comments. Kids definitely love it.

Gita Jaishankar said...

Wow these cookies look awesome...healthy too...you are so good at baking such great stuffs as these :)

Priya said...

Wat a healthy cookies Umm..Simply fabulous!

Life is beautiful!!! said...

I am sure they are crispy and crunchy...I have eaten something like this from DM and homemade ones have no equals :) Hope ur children loved this treat.

BangaloreBaker said...

Cookies look good. Thanks for the entry.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Thank You Champa,that's really quick

Nithu Bala said...

This sounds too good..thanks for your comment on my blog and I'm following you too:-) will go thru' all your recipes soon..you have wonderful space here..

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely combo, would sure taste good...

SathyaSridhar said...

Dear,,cookies looks perfect n very healthy snack for teatime dear..

Umm Mymoonah said...

Thank you Nithu Bala for visiting my blog and leaving your wonderful comments.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Than You Manju,Priya and Sathya for your sweet comments

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