These cookies are nutritious enough to have for breakfast or to be finished off after a delightful meal. Pumpkin spice is the flavor profile of holiday weather.
Believe it or not, these pumpkin oatmeal cookies are vegan, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious. Using a combination of gluten free oats and gluten free oat flour (which can be made by placing your oats in a food processor and blending until it turns into flour), these cookies come together in a delicious masterpiece of joy. Oats are one of the healthiest foods on this planet. Oats can be a perfect way to kick start the day or to made into cookies and bars. Oat flour is a great way to create healthy treats. Oat flour has a delicious nutty flavor but boasts an array of nutritional value that traditional flour lacks. Oat flour tends to be lighter and sweeter than refined white flour. Since we are using gluten free oats, this flour is gluten free which is easier for our digestive systems. Oats have a high fiber content which can help remove cholesterol from our digestive system that would have been in our bloodstream. Oats are a great way to stabilize blood sugar levels, therefore, people suffering from diabetes can benefit greatly.
Replacing oat flour in recipes is simple. For every 1 cup of wheat flour substitute it for 1 ½ cups of oat flour. Oat flour tends to make baked goods moister so adding more will level out the moisture in recipes. Oat flour is a great thickener for foods as well.
You can make a large batch of these cookies and store them in the fridge. They will keep up to four days.