Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Cranberries, Carrots, Raisins, and Walnuts

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    cookies—plenty to share with friends
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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These chewy cookies are sweetened with pure maple syrup and agave, a liquid sweetener made from the agave plant. Agave has a low glycemic index and a pleasant, sweet flavor that enhances other flavors. You can find agave in the natural foods section at your local supermarket.


  • 1 cup drained, crumbled soft organic tofu
  • 1 cup agave
  • ¼ cup<


  1. Center the oven rack. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine the tofu, agave, maple syrup, canola oil, and vanilla in a blender cup. Cover and blend on high speed for about 20 seconds, until smooth.
  3. Measure the flour, baking powder, baking soda,