Healthy Breakfast Cookies
These delicious oatmeal, dried fruit, and nut based cookies are easy make for a grab and go breakfast. This is a page about healthy breakfast cookies.
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Yes, you really can eat cookies in the morning! These ones anyways.:) They are tasty, nutritious, and very filling. You will feel great and have the energy to get through the morning with these. You may even want to make a double batch and freeze the extra for later. Enjoy!
Total Time: About 20 minutes plus baking time.
Yield: About 20
Source: Modified from a recipe in one of my cookbooks, Clean Eating.
- 3 cups old-fashioned oats
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup grapeseed oil
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup skim milk
- 1 tsp almond extract
- 1/2 cup dried cherries
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- Combine your oats, flour, cinnamon, and baking soda in a large bowl.
- Whisk your egg, oil, sugar, milk, and extract in another large bowl.
- Add your dry ingredients to your wet and mix just until combined.
- Add your cherries and almonds.**Next time I am going to add a half cup of carob chips for a special treat.
- Use a 1/4 cup measure, packing it tightly, but not completely full. Place your cookies on a well greased cookie sheet or baking stone. Grease the bottom of the cup and flatten each cookie before baking.
- Bake at *350 F for about 16 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy on the edges. Enjoy!
These oatmeal raisin cookies are wonderful for a breakfast on the go. Children will like them.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 16 large cookies
- 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 cup regular rolled oats
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup oil
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- Preheat oven to 350 F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
- Mix together oil, eggs, vanilla, applesauce and honey until well combined.
- In another bowl mix together the flour, oats, flaxseed, baking soda, cinnamon and raisins.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix until combined.
- Using a spoon, drop the cookies 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
- Let cool for 5 minutes on the sheet before cooling completely on a rack.
Treat your children at breakfast time with these tasty treats. Learn how to make them in this short video.