Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cashew Butter Cookie Bars!
This is my new favorite cookie! I love the creaminess the cashew butter gives this cookie. It is easy to make and has lots of texture with the oats, chocolate chips, and whole wheat flour! This recipe is amazing and adds a healthier twist to your regular chocolate chip cookie.
Prep time: 8 minutes Cook time: 17 minutes
-3/4 cup rolled oats
-1 cup whole wheat flour
-1 teaspoon cinnamon
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-1 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-2 tablespoons butter (softened)
-2 tablespoons almond oil
-1 large egg
-1/2 cup creamy cashew butter
-1/2 cup dark brown sugar
-2 tablespoons raw honey
-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
-1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
-1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (and some extra for the drizzle on top)
-Preheat oven to 350 F
-In a small bowl combine your oats, whole wheat flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, cornstarch and salt. Mix with a spoon and set aside.
-In another bowl with a hand or stand mixer combine your butter, oil, dark brown sugar, and mix.
-Add in your egg and mix.
-Add in the honey, maple syrup, cashew butter, vanilla extract and mix until smooth and creamy.
-Add in your flour/oat mixture and mix until fully combined. (1-2 minutes)
-Fold in your chocolate chips.
-Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper and add your cookie batter. Spread evenly.
-Bake for 17 minutes or until the edges are a light golden brown.
-Take out and let cool for 20 minutes, then drizzle with melted chocolate.
-Cut into bars and serve!
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