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Oaty cookies with rasins on a cooling rack with a green background

Porridge oat cookies

Published: July 15, 2021 at 4:13 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 14

Don’t let your leftover porridge go to waste – transform it into these great cookies for the following morning instead. They're ideal for breakfast on the go

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal248
fat10.5g
saturates6.2g
carbs33.8g
sugars16.1g
fibre1.2g
protein4g
salt0.3g
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Try our porridge oat cookies, then check out our healthy cookies, banana oat cookies, Anzac biscuits and more bakes using oats.

For more cookie ideas try our sugar cookies, peanut butter cookies and nutella cookies.

Ingredients

  • 150g salted butter, softened
  • 50g soft light brown sugar
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 300g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100g raisins
  • 200g leftover porridge, cooked and cooled
  • 1 tbsp porridge oats (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and line a baking sheet with baking paper or a silicone baking mat. Beat the butter and sugars until pale and fluffy. Whisk in the eggs. Fold in the flour, baking powder and cinnamon, then the raisins and porridge to make a stiff dough.

  • STEP 2

    Drop dessertspoonfuls of the dough onto the sheet and press them down slightly with the back of the spoon to flatten – they won’t spread as much as normal cookies but leave some space in between. Scatter over the porridge oats, if using. Bake for 15-18 minutes (the longer they bake, the chewier they’ll be). Cool for 5 minutes before putting on a rack to cool completely. Will keep for three days in an airtight container or will freeze for up to three months.

Check out more of our favourite easy breakfast ideas

Berry Porridge Recipe with Nut Butter
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