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Cottage Cheese and Cranberries Cookies
Cottage Cheese and Cranberries Cookies

Simple healthy cookies recipe that can become a healthy lunch box recipe, after school snack recipe or an easy healthy recipe you can cook with your kids.

This easy cookies recipe is full of good stuff; cottage cheese is a great sauce of calcium so important for young growing bodies and cranberries, containing vitamin C, potassium, fiber and full of antioxidants which will be very beneficial for young people as well as adults.

You can use this simple cookie recipe while organizing a fun activity for your kids next school holiday. It is so easy that you make these healthy cookies together with your kids during the next playdate.

So, here it is simple healthy, yummy cookies recipe everyone will love.

Cottage Cheese and Cranberries Cookies

Makes 20 cookies

Ingredients

2 cups self-raising flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
1 cup cottage cheese
1 cup dried cranberries

Preheat your oven to 180C/350F.

Combine self-raising flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.

In large bowl beat butter and the sugar with a wooden spoon until light. Add eggs, cottage cheese, and dried cranberries, mix until smooth.
Gradually stir in flour mixture.

Roll the dough into 3 cm balls. Place the cookies 2 cm apart on the cookie sheet and press firmly with a teaspoon forming your round cookies.

Bake at 180C/350 F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.

Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Serve with milk, yummy!

Start introducing your kids to the fun of cooking from the early ages. To stay healthy and smart your kids need to learn that healthy cooking is simple and interesting thing. You’ll be teaching your kids the lifelong skill. Be a guide in your kids learning right things in this life, introducing lots of lovely, fresh ingredients and encouraging good eating habits!


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