Oatmeal Raisin Chewies

Spelt flour is an excellent substitute for wheat flour, and can be tolerated by some people with allergies or an intolerance to wheat, but still problematic for those with a gluten allergy, such as celiac disease.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 1⁄2 cups rolled oats
  • 3⁄4 cup spelt flour
  • 1⁄8 tsp. sea salt
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1⁄2 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1⁄3 cup maple syrup
  • 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 2 large baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix oats, flour, salt, walnuts, raisins, and cinnamon. Cut in coconut oil, making sure to coat oats well with oil. Stir in maple syrup and vanilla. Add water; mix until batter becomes thick.
  • Using a tablespoon, spoon batter onto prepared baking sheets. Pat down each spoonful into patties about 2 inches across and 1⁄4 inch thick and 1⁄2 inch apart.
  • Place cookies in oven and bake 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool cookies slightly before removing from pan with a spatula. Cool completely before serving.