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Gluten-free Vegan Oatmeal Cookies: Recipe With No Added Sugar for a Healthy Breakfast or Snack

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🎯 Key Points
  • Use certified gluten-free oats to ensure the cookies are safe for those with gluten sensitivities.
  • Substitute traditional butter with coconut oil or vegan margarine for a dairy-free option.
  • Sweeten the cookies with maple syrup or agave nectar instead of refined sugar.
  • Add in vegan chocolate chips or dried fruit for a tasty twist on classic oatmeal cookies.
  • Use flaxseed meal mixed with water as a binder in place of eggs for a vegan-friendly recipe.

Oat flakes are one of healthy foods to start the day and also to recover energy in the middle of the afternoon or after a workout, and they also give us a lot of options when it comes to making more whimsical recipes. If you miss cookies in your usual diet, this healthier version can be a good addition to have from time to time.

Gluten-free vegan oatmeal cookies.


For 20 units

  • Rice or other gluten-free flour 110g.
  • Certified gluten-free fine oat flakes100g.
  • Erythitrol or other sweetener (optional) 30g.
  • Chemical yeast (driver) (1/2 teaspoon) 4g.
  • Ground cinnamon or vanilla (1/2 heaped teaspoon) 2 g.
  • Virgin coconut or other vegetable oil 60ml.
  • Natural oat drink or another vegetable (or a little more) 100ml.

How to make gluten-free vegan oatmeal cookies?

Difficulty: Medium

  • Total time 35m.
  • Elaboration 20m.
  • Cooking 15m.

Preheat the oven to 180ºC with top and bottom heat, and prepare a tray with non-stick paper. Mix all the ingredients except the vegetable drink in a container. Add this liquid little by little, mixing, adding more if the dough asks for it, until it has a malleable texture, somewhat moist but not sticky.

Spread between two sheets of non-stick paper and roll out well with a rolling pin, leaving a thickness of about 4-6 mm. Cut with a pastry cutter to the desired size, or a thin-edged knife, and distribute on the tray, slightly separated.

Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until lightly golden. Wait for them to cool a little before placing them on a wire rack to finish cooling. Keep in an airtight container.


What to accompany vegan oatmeal cookies with?

With breakfast or after-dinner coffee, infusion or tea, or a case of vegetable drink, these cookies are a nutritious snack rich in fiber with which to give variety to our usual meals, also great to take away and avoid less advisable snacks at work or traveling.

Bottom Line.

Gluten-free vegan oatmeal cookies are a delicious and wholesome treat that can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of their dietary restrictions. These cookies are not only easy to make, but also provide a healthy alternative to traditional baked goods. With a chewy texture and sweet, nutty flavor, these cookies are sure to be a hit with family and friends. So go ahead and indulge in these guilt-free treats knowing that they are both good for you and the planet.

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