Susie Burrell’s Healthy Oat Cookies

This is a featured post from Paediatric Dietitian and Nutritionist Susie Burrell, a proud mother of two and leading expert in early childhood nutrition.

  • 10 min To Prep
  • 10 min To Cook
  • 8 Ingredients
  • 12 servings Makes
  • Easy Difficulty


Full of long-lasting energy, my Healthy Oat Cookies are a simple snack kids will love. Oat Cookies are a great lunchbox snack or after dinner treat — and are great for toddlers who are fussy eaters. Overall, they are incredibly moreish and deliciously satisfying.


  • 2 eggs, whites only
  • 1 cup Bellamy’s Organic Baby Porridge
  • ¾ cup plain flour
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. To prepare, preheat oven to 180°C and line a large baking sheet with baking paper and set aside
  2. Combine the sugar and butter in a bowl, beating with an electric beater for 3 minutes until light and fluffy
  3. Add the egg whites and vanilla
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, oats, cinnamon and baking powder
  5. Fold the above dry mix through the wet mix (egg whites and vanilla)
  6. Form the dough into small balls on the baking sheet and bake in the oven for 10 minutes until hard
  7. Let cool and serve

Notes / Tips

Age recommendation: for 12 months and above

Disclaimer: this recipe contains dairy. If yourself or your child have allergies or diet restrictions, please consult your healthcare professional for advice.

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Susie Burrell is one of Australia’s leading paediatric dietitian and nutritionists. For years Susie has promoted healthy eating practices in Australia by providing access to evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle advice. She’s also a proud mum to twins, bringing real-mum experience to her health and nutrition teachings. Susie develops content for Bellamy's to help communicate the importance of early childhood nutrition for life-long health and well-being.