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Florida Grapefruit and California Prune Oatmeal Cookies

Makes 12 cookies

Prep time 30 minutes

Cook time 15 minutes


2 Florida Grapefruit, zest and juice 

100g chopped California Prunes

150ml vegetable oil

200g golden caster sugar 1 large free-range egg

1 tsp ground cinnamon 140g plain flour

¼ tsp bicarbonate soda

300g porridge oats

Here's how

Preheat the oven to 160 C and line 2 baking trays with baking parchment.

Zest and juice the Florida Grapefruit over the chopped California Prunes in a bowl and set to one side to soak for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix the oil and sugar.

Gradually beat in the egg with a little of the Florida Grapefruit juice that the prunes are soaking in.

Sift the flour, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda and a pinch of salt into the bowl, then add the oats.

Finally, mix in the soaked California Prunes, make sure you lift them out of the juice and give them a little squeeze.

Drop heaped tablespoons of the cookie dough onto the baking trays and shape with wet hands into a cookie shape, well-spaced apart as they will spread when cooking. Bake for 12-15 mins until golden.

Leave to cool on the trays for 10 mins before eating They will keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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