Sultana cookies recipe

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These moreish cookies are chewy and moist. An excellent teatime snack, they only take 20 minutes to make!

  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories66 Kcal3%
Sugar7.0 g8%
Fat2.1 g3%
Saturated Fat0.4 g2%
Salt0.06 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein0.9 g2%
Carbohydrates11.4 g4%
Salt0.06 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Lightly spiced oat cookies with big, chewy sultanas for sweetness.

These sultana cookies are one of our quickest cookie recipes to make and bake. They are similar to our classic oat cookies but the sultanas are bigger and juicier than the raisins. They also have some added spice from the cinnamon, which makes them really more-ish. They're a brilliant after-school snack for kids. They have enough oaty goodness to keep the full up til teatime but they're sweet and delicious. To make them even more decadent you can add some chopped pecans or chunks of chocolate chips into the mix.


  • 85g spread softened, such as Pure
  • 75g white sugar
  • 85g light brown sugar
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 75g plain flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • A pinch of salt
  • 110g rolled oats
  • 75g sultanas




  1. Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5
  2. In large bowl, cream together the spread, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth before beating in the egg and vanilla essence until fluffy. Fold together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and gradually beat into the spread mixture. Finally, stir in the oats and sultanas.
  3. Using a teaspoon, drop the mixture onto un-greased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Wait 5 minutes before removing from sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Top tip for making sultana cookies

These cookies make a great topping when crumbled over ice cream or custard

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Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodTo and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodTo, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create how-to videos exclusively for GoodtoEat - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies