1 cup sifted whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar cane juice or brown sugar
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 tsp crushed cardamom seeds or ground cardamom
1/4 tsp baking soda
3 Tbs diced chilled unsalted butter or margarine
1 oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted for garnish (optional)
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 8 by 11 inch or 9 by 12 inch baking dish
with cooking spray.
Combine all ingredients except butter and chocolate in a food processor.
Pulse to mix and pulverize oats. Add butter and process until mixture is
crumbly. Sprinkle evenly into pan. With the back of a large spatula or with
your fingers, press dough evenly and firmly into pan.
Bake until golden, 17-20 minutes. Cut into 1 1/4 inch squares while hot.
Cool in pan on rack. To garnish, drizzle melted chocolate over cookies.
4 cookies per serving / makes ~4 1/2 dozen
per serving: 24 calories, 0.5g protein, 0.8g fat, 4g carbo, 2mg chol, 13mg
sodium, 0g fiber