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By Ankie Niesing–  Avid runner and mom to 2 fussy eaters.  As a home economist and owner of the Wooden Spoon Kitchen Cooking school  she is passionate about healthy eating and helping others to enjoy and make nutritious food.

Delicious, healthy choc-chip cookies that anyone can make, it’s that simple.


60g Oats                                                          

250g Peanut or any other nut butter

70g Xylitol or honey

1 Egg

50g Chocolate chips or raisins

50g Chopped pecan nuts

5ml Vanilla

2.5ml Baking Soda

2.5ml Cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 180’C
  • Soften peanut butter with a wooden spoon, add oats, xylitol, baking soda, chocolate chips and pecan nuts.  Stir through.
  • Whisk eggs and vanilla with a fork.  Mix through and use hands to press dough into a ball.
  • Form dough into even balls (approximately 30g each) and place on a baking tray. Flatten a little
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes until golden brown.  Leave to cool and place on a wire rack.  The biscuits are very soft initially but harden after a while.

Note: Store in an airtight container and consume within three days.

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