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Wholesome Cereal Cookies

We used Be Natural's 5 grain flakes and nut cereal to make our cookies. Regular corn flakes or wholegrain flakes would also work. In addition, our cookies were also dairy-free and low sugar too, but feel free to use butter and double the sugar amount.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 12

Ingredients

For the Wholesome Cereal Cookies:

  • 125 g butter or coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup unrefined sugar such as demerara
  • 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour sifted
  • 2 tbsp milk of your choice
  • 1 1/2 cups granola, grain and nut flakes or other low sugar cereal
  • non-dairy dark chocolate melted, to drizzle optional

Instructions

To make the Wholesome Cereal Cookies:

  • Using an electric mixer, cream margarine and sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy.
  • Add flour and mix on low-speed until just combined.
  • Add milk and stir until dough comes together.
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir in cereal.
  • Roll about 1/8 cupfuls of mixture into balls.
  • Place on a non-stick baking paper lined tray, allowing enough room for spreading.
  • Flatten balls slightly with a fork.

To bake the Wholesome Cereal Cookies:

  • Place tray in a preheated oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • (Optional: melt dark chocolate in a microwave and drizzle over cooled cookies. Allow to set.)

To store and serve:

  • Keep in an airtight container in the pantry. Enjoy with a glass of milk.
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