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
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.