Bored of plain oatmeal cookies? Make them more exciting to the nose and taste buds by adding a dash of cinnamon! In this article, you will learn how to make oatmeal cinnamon drops without trouble.
What’s so amazing about these oatmeal cinnamon drops that you will learn to make in a few is every bite can put a smile on your face — the characteristic smell of cinnamon is scientifically-proven to help lift the mood!
Needless to say, baking oatmeal cinnamon drops is perfect each time you or some of your family members and friends are feeling down. Serving a bowl of homemade oatmeal cinnamon drops can make the day brighter.
Making and consuming oatmeal cinnamon drops is also perfect during the coldest months of the year — just imagine the coziness they can bring when paired with tea or coffee!
But perhaps the best thing about snacking on some oatmeal cinnamon drops is you are doing your body a favor because these homemade treats are actually so much better than any other snack you can think of.
Every serving of oatmeal cinnamon drop made from scratch is rich in fiber, courtesy of the oatmeal in it. Doctors say that fiber is capable of warding off constipation and heart disease.
Since there is cinnamon, too, the consumption of homemade oatmeal cinnamon drops allow you to obtain antioxidants and enjoy lowered risk of diabetes and cancer. And just like what’s said earlier, your mood can be lifted.
Let’s now take a look at the recipe for making the best oatmeal cinnamon drops!
3 cups of oats (quick-cooking)
1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour (feel free to go for the gluten-free kind)
unsalted butter (softened)
1 teaspoon of stevia powder
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
-Get the oven preheated to 350°F or 176°C.
-Reach for a large mixing bowl and combine brown sugar, stevia and butter.
-Beat in eggs and pure vanilla extract.
-In another large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, cinnamon powder, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt.
-Gradually, add flour mixture to butter mixture.
-Once completely mixed, gradually stir in quick-cooking oats.
-Grab a large baking sheet.
-Using a teaspoon, neatly place teaspoonfuls of oatmeal mixture on the baking sheet. They should be at least 2 inches apart from one another.
-Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until oatmeal cinnamon drops are slightly brown.
-Transfer baking sheet on a wire rack to allow homemade oatmeal cinnamon drops to cool completely.
-Serve or place in an airtight container.
The next time you make a batch of oatmeal cinnamon drops, feel free to add some dark chocolate bits, raisins or crushed almonds to the list of ingredients to come up with some of the most exciting oatmeal cinnamon drops on the planet!