Another recipe from Healthy Food Guide, May issue.


1 cup oats

½ cup flour

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

½ c brown sugar

115g reduced-fat spread or butter

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 tsp mixed spice

1 orange, zested

½ c dark choc chips


Preheat oven to 190C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Mix oats, flour, baking soda and salt in large bowl.

In another bowl beat sugar, butter, egg, vanilla, spice and zest together.

Stir egg mixture into flour mixture to just combine. Spoon mixture onto trays, leaving space in between for spreading.

Bake for 12-15 min until golden. Cool 5 mins before removing from tray. Cool completely then place in a sealed container for up to 2 days.