Gluten-Free Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

We're seeing more and more kids these days with food allergies. I hope and pray that a cure for these ailments comes soon, but until then it's so important to not make these kids feel stigmatized and allow them to feel like kids by offering them a wide variety of treats that little ones can enjoy, whether they have food allergies or not.

These cookies fit into a ton of different categories being nut, gluten, egg and dairy free, but most of all they are everything a cookie should be_ moist, sweet and irresistible. And I call that the delicious category!

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Gluten-Free Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (makes 18 cookies)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups gluten free old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) vegan butter, softened (I used Earth\\'s Balance)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup raisins

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flax and water. Let sit for 2 minutes.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oats, flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
4. In the bowl of a standing mixer, or with an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the flax mixture and vanilla extract and stir until combined.
5. Gradually add the flour mixture until just combined. Add the raisins and stir to thoroughly combine.
6. Using a 2 tablespoon measure, place cookie dough onto Silpat or parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.
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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.