National Oatmeal Cookie Day
National Oatmeal Cookie Day:
Celebrated on April 30th every year. The day is to celebrate with cookies made up of oats.
|2018||30th April||Monday||United States|
|2019||30th April||Tuesday||United States|
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Why Oatmeal Cookie Day?
The day is to celebrate with cookies made up of oats. Oats contain both insoluble and soluble fibers. Soluble fiber reduces blood cholesterol and keeps our glucose level in stable, whereas insoluble fiber helps in digestion. Every 100 grams of oatmeal consisted of 68 calories which include proteins as well.
Oats are rich in minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, selenium. In accordance with the recent theories, having oats as breakfast is claimed to reduce our weight. Therefore, this day is dedicated to oatmeal cookies and observed as oatmeal cookies day.
How we can Celebrate or Observe National Oatmeal Cookie Day:
Explore more about the benefits of oatmeal and post your findings using this hashtag #NationalOatmealCookieDay, #OatmealCookieDay, #OatmealCookieRecipe, #OatsGoodness on social media. Enjoy this oatmeal cookie day by preparing the oatmeal cookies. post your recipes using this hashtag #oatmealcookierecipe.
And, here is a simple recipe for you.
Step 1: Take a large bowl, heat 1 cup of butter and 1 cup of sugar. Stir well until it becomes creamy.
Step 2: Add 1 teaspoon of Vanilla flavor. You can choose chocolate also instead of vanilla. Stir well till the vanilla mixes well with the sugar and butter mixture.
Step 3: Add 1 egg and agitate well. An egg is an optional ingredient. Eggless oatmeal cookies can also be prepared.
Step 4: Add 1 cup of rice flour and stir well until it blends with the mixture.
Step 5: Add 1 teaspoon of groundnut powder and 1 teaspoon of baking soda and stir well.
Step 6: Add required amount of salt. Stir well.
Step 7: Add 2 cups of uncooked oats and stir well. Switch off the stove and leave it for 10 minutes.
Step 8: Take a cookie sheet, Place the mixture. Bake it for 10 minutes. It can also be prepared without baking. It can be mixed with cereal and melted using a binder. So you either bake it or melt it. Later cool it for a minute.
Step 9: Cut into bars and finally crispy oatmeal cookies are ready
Note: You can further add nuts like cashew nuts, Raisin, Almond if you want. Just add these after adding the oats. This will be more delicious.
Enjoy this oatmeal cookies day with oatmeal cookies.
Interesting Facts About Oatmeal Cookie Day:
Oatmeal cookies are believed to be a healthy food since it consisted of fibers and iron. Consumption of oatmeal could lower the possibility of heart diseases. Further, it reduces cholesterol level in blood.
Oatmeal cookies can be cooked with milk instead of water since milk is rich in protein which is not in water.
The Origin of cookie is reported to be from Dutch in New Amsterdam. Cookie is been popular in America since 16th century. Except in America and Canada, The cookies are called as “Biscuits”.
History of Oatmeal Cookie Day:
The creator or origin of this day is yet to be found. Oatmeal cookies are being prepared right from the 18th century. Nevertheless, it is being popular from the 19thcentury onwards.
Oatmeal itself has a long history because oats have become a great replacement for wheat in countries with high humidity and low temperature.