Healthy Breakfast Cookies
You may be thinking to yourself ‘Cookies for breakfast? There ain’t no way!’, but these hearty and healthy breakfast cookies are made with wholesome ingredients that make you feel amazing and supply you with the energy you need to start the day. Loaded with nuts, seeds, oats and raisins these cookies pack some serious health benefits and are gluten free, low in sugar and taste
Why these cookies are the best:
- Low in sugar: The date molasses is a natural sweetener so you can prevent that mid morning sugar crash that you get from granola or other store bought breakfast bars.
- Packed with nutrients: These cookies are fully loaded when it comes to protein, fibre and healthy fats.
- Help keep you full: The oats are not only satisfying texture-wise, but the combination of high fibre and slow-digesting carbohydrates in the oats results in a slow release of sugar into the blood & helps provide a sustained supply of energy to the body.
- Easy to customize: Yes, yes, yes! You can totally go wild with the substitutions here. Prefer white chocolate over dark? Flax seed over chia? Slivered pistachio over sliced almond? Go for it!
- Make ahead and freeze: Having a ziplock full of these in your freezer at all times can be a saving grace on those weeks when you can’t seem to find a minute to do the groceries!
How to make healthy oatmeal breakfast cookies:
- Mix all the dry ingredients together
- Mix all the wet ingredients together
- Pour the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until well combined.
- Bake for 12-14 mins!
I mean, it really couldn’t not be any easier than that.
While these cookies are called breakfast cookies, they’re great to snack on throughout the day. You can make them and freeze them in an airtight container for up to three months and thaw when needed for the ultimate grab and go meal.
These healthy breakfast cookies are a wholesome, hearty make-ahead breakfast that can be whipped up in under 20 minutes. Chewy, low In sugar and packed with nutrients, these cookies are the perfect way to start the day! This recipe is gluten free and can also be made vegan by replacing the egg with a vegan egg replacer such as flax.
1 1/4 cup quick oats
1/4 cup almond meal
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seed
1/4 cup sliced almond
1/4 cup shredded coconut
3 tbsp chia seeds
1/4 cup raisins
50g dark chocolate chunks
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup date syrup
1/3 cup tahini
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 350 and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
Mix all the wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.
Pour the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until well combined
Using a cookie scoop to scoop evenly sized cookies onto the baking sheet
Press down with your hands.
Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.
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