Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 14
 
Ingredients
  • 1 1 /2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup oil such as vegetable, grape seed, coconut
  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 mashed ripe banana
  • 4 ounce applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients- oats and the next 5 ingredients (through cinnamon). In a separate smaller bowl, whisk together oil and brown sugar. Add mashed banana, applesauce, eggs and vanilla. Whisk together until well blended (ok if some lumps from banana remain). Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Mix until combined. Stir in raisins and nuts until combined. Using a cookie scooper, take a heaping 2 tablespoons and drop onto cookie sheet. Place dough ~1 inch apart.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheet for ~5 minutes, remove to cooling rack and continue to cool.
Recipe by Nutritious Eats at http://www.nutritiouseats.com/oatmeal-breakfast-cookies/