Happy Friday, everyone! I can’t remember if I mentioned it on the blog yet, but my brother has recently started eliminating gluten from his diet, so I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen to see if I can come up with some yummy gluten-free treats! Here is a recipe that went over well in my household. Hope you enjoy!
gluten-free pumpkin oatmeal chocolate-chip cookies
– 2 cups gluten-free oats
– 1 egg
– 1/4 cup maple syrup or agave
– 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie)
– 1 ripe banana, mashed
– 1/2 cup peanut butter or almond butter
– 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
– 2/3 cup dried cranberries
– 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
– 1 tbsp cinnamon
– 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
– 1 tsp vanilla
– 1 tsp baking soda
– 1/4 tsp salt
– 1 cup chocolate chips
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Beat the egg. Stir in maple syrup, mashed banana, peanut butter, pumpkin puree, and vanilla. Mix well.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together the dry ingredients: oats, ground flaxseed, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, and salt.
4. Slowly, add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, and stir until combined.
5. Add chocolate chips, dried cranberries, and walnuts, and mix well.
6. Drop batter by rounded tablespoons onto baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until cookies are set in the middle and browned at the edges.
Enjoy! And have a wonderful weekend, everyone! 🙂
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these sound delicious! i love anything pumpkin 🙂
Thanks, Sarah! I’m the same way 🙂
I’ve been experimenting with reducing sugar and dairy in my diet. So, far I’ve seen the benefits of consuming moderate amounts.
I hope you have a wonderful week. Everything on your menu plan looks amazing.
Thank you for your kind words, Rona! I agree that reducing sugar and dairy can make a world of difference. Hope you have a wonderful week, too!
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