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Chicken Treat Recipe – Oatmeal Cookies

Recipes for your chooks


1/2 cup coconut oil 

1/4 cup honey 

2 eggs 

1/2 cup flour 

1/2 cup wheat germ 

1/2 cup cornflour 

1 teaspoon baking soda 

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 

3 cups old-fashioned oats 


1 cup raisins or sultana

1/2 cup chopped nuts

1/2 cup mealworms or soldier fly larvae

1/2 cup sunflower seeds


Heat oven to 180 degrees celsius  

In bowl of a stand mixer, cream oil and honey. Add eggs, one at a time- shell included.

Combine flour, wheat germ, cornflour, baking soda and cinnamon and add slowly on low speed.

Fold in any optional extras of your choice.

Roll balls of dough and place on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until light golden brown.

Serve as an occasional treat.

Store in the freezer.

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