Walnut oat cookies

Makes 24

Walnut oat cookies1 cup chopped walnuts
150g unsalted butter, chopped
¼ cup honey
1 cup plain flour
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2/3 cup rolled oats
2 tablespoons dessicated coconut
½ teaspoon bi carb soda
24 walnut halves

Place the butter and honey into a small saucepan over low heat and stir until melted. Set aside.

Sift the flour, sugar and cinnamon into a large bowl. Add the oats, coconut and walnuts and stir together.

Dissolve the bi carb in one tablespoon boiling water. It will bubble. Stir into the honey mixture then pour mixture into dry ingredients. Stir until fully combined.
Take tablespoonfuls of cookie mixture and roll into balls. Place on lined baking trays and flatten slightly. Allow room on the trays for cookies spreading. Press a walnut half into the top of each cookie.

Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven, allow to firm fully and serve warm or cooled.

Note : cookies will last in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

Walnuts contain antioxidants

Walnuts are low in sodium and contain potassium

Walnuts are a source of plant protein

Walnuts contain plant omega 3

Walnuts are a source of plant protein