Oats Cinnamon Cookies


We are back on the cookie bandwagon and these oats cookies have a good dose of cinnamon and cashews and raisins and offer a guilt free option to those who few guilty about eating cookies. In my opinion it does not make sense to feel guilt or any negative emotion when you eat. Enjoy what you eat and have fun.

Why I like these cookies?

The oats cookies have a nice chewy texture with a lovely bite from the cashews. These oats cookies do not need any chilling time and is a quick fix for an evening snack or to fill the quite dreadful snack box for school.

For other cookie recipes check out The classic Chocochip Cookies, The Indian delight, Nankhatai and Rose scented hazelnut cookies


Makes 16 medium sized cookies


120 gms Instant oats

105 gms Sugar

20 Cashewnuts, broken

1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon

Pinchc of salt

90-95 gms Unsalted butter, at room temperature

1-2 tbsp Milk, if needed


  • Preheat the oven to 180C
  • Line a baking tray with parchment
  • In a bowl, mix all the ingredients except the butter
  • Add 85 gms of butter and mix all the ingredients together to form a smooth dough
  • Add more butter if the dough is too dry
  • Add 1-2 tbsp milk if needed
  • Divide the dough into 15-16 portions and roll each portion into a ball
  • Place these dough balls on the baking tray and slightly press them down to flatten
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes or till the cookies start browning
  • Cool for 10 mins on the tray and then store in an airtight container
  • Enjoy!



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11 Comments Add yours

  1. Srivalli says:

    I so agree on that point Sowmya. When we go all the way to bake, why feel guilty about it. Unless one has some dietary restrictions, one shouldn’t compromise…these cookies look very good.

  2. Priya Suresh says:

    Wow, thats awesome to add cinnamon to usual oats cookies, feel like munching some. Would love to have anytime of the day.

  3. I totally agree to you too… eating shouldn’t come with any negative feelings. It is just about how you manage your food to accomodate your cravings… πŸ™‚ These cookies look chewy and mouthful…

  4. Sharmila says:

    Oats cookies are a best snack for kids and my son will even have it for breakfast! It looks so good.

  5. sizzlingtastebuds says:

    I agree that emotions play an important role while eating anything πŸ™‚ and while
    I am typing this comment, am munching on thenkuzhal just AFTER lunch πŸ™‚ and taking ur advice , now won’t feel guilty about it πŸ˜‰πŸ€£! The cookies look fab and perfect with a cup of tea / coffee

  6. Suma Gandlur says:

    Oat cookies with cinnamon flavor sound fabulous. And the cashews add a nice crunch.

  7. Varada says:

    I love cookies that rise up like this as opposed to spreading out. Very pretty to look at.

  8. Pavani says:

    Totally agree with you that we have to enjoy what we eat and not feel guilty. Those cookies with oats and cashews sound delicious.

  9. Renu Agrawal Dongre says:

    Cookies with oats, cinnamon and cashew looks yum and delicious. The crust has such a perfect texture.

  10. FoodTrails says:

    Beautifully baked guilt-free cookies!! So nutritious and yumm for kids as well as for grownups!!

  11. Priya Srinivasan says:

    Cookies look inviting, i agree on that dreadful school snack box. love the ingredients oats and cashewnuts, chewy and nutty!!!

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