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Vegan hazelnut cookies
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Easy Vegan Hazelnut & Raisin Cookies

These easy vegan hazelnut & raisin cookies are made with golden syrup, brown sugar and oats for that toffee-like flavour and chewy finish. They are lush!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Easy Vegan Cakes, Bakes & Desserts
Cuisine: Scottish, vegan
Keyword: cookies, vegan baking, vegan cookies
Servings: 10 cookies
Calories: 286kcal


  • 150 grams vegan butter
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 125 grams plain flour also known as all purpose flour
  • 100 grams porridge oats also known as rolled oats
  • 100 grams demerara sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda also known as baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 100 grams raisins
  • 100 grams hazelnuts chopped roughly


  • Preheat the oven to 180c/160c fan/350f/gas mark 4 and line a baking tray.
  • Melt the vegan butter (or marg) in a jug or bowl in the microwave or in a small pot.
  • Let it cool for a few minutes, then add the vanilla extract and golden syrup.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, oats, bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and salt.
  • Now add the demerara sugar, chopped hazelnuts and raisins and mix well.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well, then scoop dollops of cookie dough (I used an ice cream scoop, but you could use a tablespoon) onto the lined baking tray, giving them plaenty of space. You may need to bake these in two batches .
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden.
  • Leave them to cool on the tray for a few minutes, then move to a baking tray to continue cooling and to crisp up.
  • Enjoy!


  • You can make these cookies smaller and make a bigger batch but check them after 9-10 minutes.
  • For a thinner cookie, press the cookie dough down with the bottom of a glass.
  • These cookies can be kept in an airtight container for 4-5 days.


Serving: 10g | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 214mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg