Pulled oats cookies for Christmas ♥ These delicious cookies have a yummy chewy and soft texture thanks to an amazing – revolutionary – innovation from Finland: pulled oats! Pulled oats is a plant-based complete protein made of Nordic oats and beans. It’s free from additives and e-codes, a very clean ingredient compared to many meat replacements on the market. It’s also super easy to use: just cook 5 minutes in a pan with spices. Or be creative and make cookies like I did!
This is not a sponsored post, and all opinions are my own. I buy and cook pulled oats regularly and consider it one of the main protein sources of my diet. Pulled oats are a good match for all kinds of cuisines: Finnish, Italian, Mexican, Indian…and they’re great to use in baking too 🙂
Pulled oats is a Finnish innovation!
We Finns are super proud of this invention and the background story how pulled oats was invented is one for the books. In fact it’s been featured in many books and magazines worldwide, because it is just so cool 🙂 You can read it here.
Pulled oats is like no other vegan protein on the market. Pulled oats’ unique properties and delicious flavor made it an instant hit back in 2016 when it launched in Finland. It was such a popular product launch that people were queuing in front of grocery stores to buy pulled oats. There simply wasn’t enough for everyone.
The hype was all real, pulled oats made an impact and revolutionized the way we think about food. Food is fuel but it is so much more…It’s a way to make healthy daily choices for the planet and for our own well-being.
Pulled oats revolution continues globally! Pulled oats is popular all over Finland and it’s currently available also in Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, UK, and now in Germany too in certain Metro stores around the country. It’s also on the menu in all Taco Bell’s in Spain.
I love how a small country like Finland is leading the way for a global plant revolution 🙂
What are pulled oats made of?
The ingredient list is simple: no additives, no weird e-codes or other weird hard to pronounce ingredients:
- yellow peas
- fava beans
- cold-pressed canola oil
Pulled oats is a complete protein with a good nutritional profile:
Nutritional content / 100g
- Energy 900 kJ/215 kcal
- Fat 5,9 g
- of which saturated 0,9 g
- Carbohydrates 8,8 g
- of which sugars 1,0 g
- Fibre 2,4 g
- Protein 30 g
- Salt 1,0 g
- Iron (40% of DRI*) 5,6 mg
- Potassium (20% of DRI*) 390 mg
- Beta-glucan 1,1%
- *Daily Reference Intake
Sweet and savory recipes
I collaborated with pulled oats around the time of its launch and I tested several creative ways to use them. I created a recipe for Snack cookies, which I later developed into this scrumptious White chocolate chip cookie recipe.
If you want savory recipes using pulled oats, here are some yummy examples:
One of my favorite ways to use pulled oats is to pan fry it in oil, and use a generous amount of spices: ground cumin, paprika powder, onion powder, dried oregano and salt. I make pulled oats super crispy and use them in salads, pasta, on top of soups…even on toast.
If you happen to bump into pulled oats, I encourage you to try them and let me know what you think! And I hope you’re inspired to try these delicious cookies – now with gingerbread spice for a festive Christmas feel 🙂
Happy cooking and baking from the forest ♥
Pulled oats cookies
- 120 g / half a package Pulled oats nude
- 30 g / 2 tbsp almond or cashew butter
- 40 g / ~50 ml brown sugar
- 70 g / ~75 ml maple syrup Or other light syrup
- 70 g / ~ 100 ml coconut oil room temp
- 95 g / ~150 ml flour
- 1 tsp gingerbread spice
- 0,5 tsp ground cardamom
- heaped 1/4 tsp salt
- 50 g chopped vegan white chocolate
- Preheat oven to 200 C.
- Blend pulled oats nude into a fine "flour".
- Mix pulled oats "flour" with other dry ingredients.
- Add almond butter, syrup, oil.
- Add chocolate chips and mix the dough until you have a solid dough.
- Make round cookie shapes and bake cookies for 12-14 min on a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Let cookies cool for a while before eating.
- Store cookies well covered in the fridge.