Oat pulp thumbprint cookies
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Oat Pulp Thumbprint Soft Cookies - Oat Pulp Recipe

Soft thumbprint cookies made with leftover oat pulp. If you make oat milk at home, this is a great cookie recipe to use up the leftover pulp.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Cookies
Keyword: leftover oat pulp recipe, oat pulp, oatmeal pulp
Servings: 16 cookies
Author: Teenuja Dahari - veganlovlie.com


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup soft brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil melted (or vegetable oil)
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut flakes
  • 1 cup oat pulp* obtained from homemade oat milk, see notes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoons coconut/vegetable oil
  • Jam of choice


  • Preheat oven at 200 degrees Celsius or 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Mix flour, baking powder and sugar. Break all sugar lumps.
  • Next add 4 tablespoons of oil.
  • Lift and mix with the fingers until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add coconut flakes.
  • Add oat pulp and vanilla. Mix until a dough is formed. Do not overwork or knead the dough.
  • Coat the dough with 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Place dough in a square mold. Press and stretch it to the edges.
  • Make dents in the dough so that you obtain 16 squares.
  • Using your thumb or a round teaspoon, make a well in each square.
  • Fill each well with jam.
  • Bake cookies for 25 minutes.
  • Do a toothpick test, if toothpick comes out clean, the cookies are done.



If you happen to not have enough oat pulp to make a full cup, then add 1-2 tablespoons non-dairy milk to the dough if it is turning out too dry) Homemade

To make crunchier cookies:

Instead of baking the dough in a pan, drop spoonfuls of dough on a baking tray to make individual cookies and bake them for a little longer.
Homemade Oat Milk Recipe - https://veganlovlie.com/homemade-oat-milk/
How to make Oat Milk video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvMqattxJkU
Link to original recipe - Oat Pulp Cookies - https://veganlovlie.com/waste-not-recipe-with-oat-pulp/