6 quick and easy recipes for healthy oatmeal cookies. In baked and unbaked form!

We usually consume oatmeal in the form of porridge or as part of various cereals.

But they can easily find their way to your Christmas table.

Try our variety of oatmeal cookie recipes!

It’s quick, easy, healthy and delicious!

In addition, you can prepare many variants not only at Christmas.

Cut out oatmeal cookies

Original recipe for sliced oat Christmas cookies. To cut out, use the same cutters as for gingerbread.


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 and 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  • 1 cup of butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4-6 tablespoons of whipped cream
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • decorating


  1. In the bowl of a food processor, beat the butter and sugar.
  2. Add the egg, vanilla and almond extract and mix again.
  3. Then add the flour, salt and baking powder and mix until everything is combined.
  4. Stir in the oatmeal.
  5. Work into a dough.
  6. Wrap the dough in cling film and refrigerate for two hours.
  7. Preheat the oven to 170°C and line a tray with baking paper.
  8. Roll out the cooled dough to a thickness of half a centimeter and cut out the cookies using cookie cutters.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges are golden.
  10. Let the finished oatmeal cookies cool on a wire rack.
  11. In the meantime, prepare the frosting.
  12. Beat the butter with a hand mixer until foamy.
  13. Add the powdered sugar, cream, vanilla, and salt and beat on low until combined.
  14. Then increase the whipping speed and add more cream to achieve a frosting consistency.
  15. If desired, color the glaze using food coloring.
  16. Spread the frosting over the cooled cookies and sprinkle with Christmas decorations.
Christmas cookies with oatmeal and frosting.
source: houseofheats.com

You can also make great porridges and other delicacies from oatmeal, such as fritters or pancakes.

Oat candy with coconut

The combination of oatmeal and coconut is very interesting in taste. Try it in the form of this candy!


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 and 1/2 cups shredded coconut
  • 6 egg whites
  • 8 tbsp peanut butter
  • 100 ml of water
  • 1 and 1/2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix.
  3. Crack the eggs and separate the whites.
  4. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  5. Add the peanut butter and water to the dry ingredients and mix.
  6. Add whipped snow to the mixture.
  7. Mix and work into a dough.
  8. Roll out the mixture with a rolling pin to a thickness of approximately half a centimeter and cut out individual cookie shapes.
  9. Place in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 10 minutes until golden.
Christmas cookies in the shape of trees with coconut and oatmeal.
source: kitchen.nine.com.au

This oatmeal cookie recipe isn’t the only one that uses whipped egg whites. Get inspired by our other recipes for fluffy snow cookies .

Healthy oatmeal Christmas cookies

Very simple, quick and tasty cookies with oatmeal. You can shape it into balls or lumps.


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 and 1/2 cups cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and cocoa powder.
  2. Add the milk and butter and bring to a boil.
  3. Cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, salt, peanut butter and oatmeal.
  5. Place the sugar by spoonfuls on a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  6. Allow to set for approximately 10 minutes before the cookies cool.
Oat balls with cocoa and peanut butter.
source: addapinch.com

Peanut butter is not one of the most classic ingredients for preparing Christmas cookies. But it gives it a very interesting taste. Get inspired by our other recipes for peanut cookies .

Unbaked peanut-date balls with oatmeal

Healthy and very simple sugar- and flour-free cookies that everyone will love right away!


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup of dates
  • 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp of cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter


  1. Place the dates in a pot of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Drain, do not spill the liquid and set aside.
  3. Place the drained dates, coconut, peanut butter, oatmeal and cocoa in a food processor.
  4. Add about a quarter of the liquid from the dates to the mixture and work it into a dough.
  5. If necessary, add a little more liquid or dry ingredients.
  6. Shape the mixture into balls, wrap them in a small amount of coconut and store in the fridge or freezer.
Unbaked peanut-date balls with oatmeal.
source: healthymummy.com

Oatmeal cookie recipes are among the healthier options for Christmas baking. Get inspired by other recipes for healthy Christmas pastries !

Christmas oatmeal cookies with almonds and cranberries

Healthy cookies full of oatmeal, almonds and dried cranberries.


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  2. Spread the almonds on a baking sheet and roast them for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Allow the almonds to cool for a few minutes and then finely chop them.
  4. Increase the oven temperature to 170°C and line the tray with baking paper.
  5. In a kitchen mixer, beat the butter with the sugar.
  6. Mix in the egg and vanilla and almond extract.
  7. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, oatmeal, salt, baking soda, spices, toasted chopped almonds, and dried cranberries.
  8. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until combined.
  9. Use a tablespoon to scoop the dough and shape it into cookies by hand.
  10. Put the prepared cookies in the refrigerator to cool for 15 minutes.
  11. Then bake the oatmeal candy for about 11-12 minutes. The edges should be golden.
Christmas cookies made of oatmeal and cranberries.
source: curlygirlkitchen.com

Rolls with oatmeal and white chocolate

A nutritious delicacy that you can consume not only at Christmas.


  • 100 g of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 tbsp warm water
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/3 cup of a mixture of different seeds, for example chia, flax, sesame
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries


  • 1/2 cup melted white chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C and line the trays with baking paper.
  2. Melt the butter with the honey and sugar in a saucepan over low heat. Shut down.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in water, add it to a pot with a mixture of butter, honey and sugar.
  4. Add the oatmeal, flour, coconut, seeds and cranberries.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Place a tablespoon of the mixture on the baking sheet, then shape into a patty.
  7. Bake for approximately 15 minutes until golden.
  8. Once cooled, coat one half of the cookies with melted white chocolate.
Rolls with oatmeal and white chocolate.
source: foodtolove.co.nz

You can also decorate Christmas pastries with other chocolate toppings !

Oatmeal and baking

Oatmeal can be prepared in many ways, it tastes great both sweet and salty. It is therefore no surprise that you can very easily make them part of your Christmas baking. You can use coarsely or finely ground flakes. If you want to subsequently cut out the cookies using cookie cutters, the latter option is more suitable.

Oatmeal contains a large amount of fiber and other health-promoting substances, such as B vitamins, calcium and iron. Oatmeal cookie recipes will also make your Christmas healthier. When baking, they are often used in combination with dried cranberries, coconut and also peanut butter.

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