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Holiday Cookies…

It’s Christmas cookie baking time! Whip out your aprons, put on the festive tunes and fire up the oven … here are 3 great recipes (courtesy of Jungle Oats) everyone will love!

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Jungle Plus Original
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 15ml ground cinnamon
  • 1 small egg yolk, beaten
  • 1 tbs grated ginger
  • 1 tbs bicarbonate soda
  • 75g light brown sugar
  • 30ml milk
  • 100g of syrup
  • 80g salted butter
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Method:

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • In a saucepan, melt butter, sugar, ginger, syrup and leave to cool.
  • Mix Jungle Plus, flour and bicarbonate of soda together with cooled sugar mix.
  • Add egg yolk to final mix and knead to make dough.
  • Roll dough out on a floured surface, to about 3mm thick.
  • Cut into shape of choice.
  • Place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  • Bake for 7-10 mins or until golden brown.

 OATS AND HONEY COOKIES

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups Jungle Oats
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbs butter (room temp)
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbs water
  • Optional choc-chips / raisins and nuts

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Beat together the butter, brown sugar, honey, egg and water thoroughly.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients then stir in the oats.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix.
  • Add any additional ingredients you’ve chosen.
  • Drop heaped teaspoons of cookie batter onto the cookie sheet.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

 

PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Ingredients:

  • 250g butter
  • 500ml sugar
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 125ml peanut butter
  • 10ml bicarbonate of soda
  • 25ml milk
  • 5ml vanilla essence
  • 500ml flour, sifted
  • 500ml Jungle Oats
  • 500ml coconut
  • 500ml cornflakes
  • 30ml berry jam

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add whisked eggs.
  • Add peanut butter and mix well.
  • Dissolve bicarbonate of soda in milk and stir in the vanilla essence. Add to butter mixture and blend well.
  • Add the remaining dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix well.
  • Form walnut-sized balls. Place on a greased baking tray and flatten slightly with a fork.
  • Spoon 1/4 tsp of jam onto each cookie.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown and done.
  • Turn out onto a cooling rack. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container.
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