Chewy oat and sultana cookies

oat and sultana cookiesYum, double yum and what’s more chewy oat and sultana cookies are good for you!

With the evenings drawing in and the girls at school all day there’s nothing like a piece of cake or a homemade cookie to eat when you get in from the school run. So it’s time to scour the recipe books for all sorts of cakes and biscuits to fill that gap between arriving home from school ratty and tired and dinner time.

Also an excellent healthy addition to lunch boxes ;)

Chewy Oat and Sultana Cookies

Prep time: 20 minuts

Cooking time: 12 minutes

EASY and makes around 16 cookies


100g butter
100g Whitworths for Baking caster sugar
1 tbsp runny honey
2 eggs
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp mixed spice
100g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
160g porridge oats
100g sultanas

Pre heat the oven to 180C/Gas mark 4/ and lightly grease two large baking sheets

Beat the Whitworths for Baking caster sugar and butter in a large bowl for 2 minutes until light and creamy

Add the honey and egg and continue to beat until combined

Add the spices, baking powder and flour, beat to combine and finally add the oats and raisins

Spoon the mixture onto the baking trays about 8 per tray

Bake 10 – 12 minutes until golden

When they are cooked allow to stand for 2 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack

BritMums Pro reached out and asked who’d like to put their blog forward to work with Whitworths? I said yes and Whitworths sent me through their brand new Whitworths for Baking sugar range.

whitworths for baking sugar range

The range has been especially created with bakers of all abilities in mind to help make it easier and more enjoyable, the sugar is packaged in quantities frequently asked for in recipes and the new re-sealable bags Stand Up On Their Own, no more sugar all over the work top!

The range can be found in Asda, Tesco and Waitrose and each pack is colour coded, look out for the Twist and Sprinkle icing sugar duster with a built in sieve too.

oat and sultana cookies

Disclosure: I’m working with Whitworths Sugar, whose site includes ideas and recipes for baking with sugar. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the #bakingS0S hash tag and @WhitworthsSugar.


  1. September 29, 2012 / 8:32 AM

    The cookies look great! Something I will be trying for lunchboxes! :) xx

    • Mari
      September 30, 2012 / 2:30 PM

      They were gone very quickly but delicious. I’ll definitely be making these again but am on the lookout for more biscuit/cookie recipes now :) Watch this space

  2. sonya
    October 3, 2012 / 9:46 AM

    They look delicious!

  3. AModernMother
    October 4, 2012 / 10:54 AM

    They look so wonderful that I want to come home from school to your house. Good lunchbox idea too as you say. You describe the Whitworth range well too so thanks from me and from BritMums

  4. Carole Holland
    October 4, 2012 / 12:58 PM

    Is it just one egg? It’s not listed in the ingredients but is then in the method!!

    • Mari
      October 4, 2012 / 2:05 PM

      TWO!!! thanks for pointing that out, will go back and amend recipe now. two eggs *phew*

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