Recipe Details

Breakfast in a Cookie

Number of Servings: 30

Serving Size: 2 cookies

This is a brilliant way to get your bowl of oatmeal, milk, and fruit all in a convenient, not to mention delicious cookie! This recipe makes a lot so you can freeze plenty for weeks of quick breakfasts, desserts, and snacks.

Name: Amount:
oat bran (dry, uncooked) 1 cup
orange juice 0.75 cup
+ 1 Tbsp applesauce, unsweetened 1 cup
canola oil 2 Tbsp
honey 1 cup
firmly packed brown sugar 0.33 cup
eggs 3 large
vanilla extract 1.50 Tbsp
grated orange rind or 2 tsp orange extract 1 Tbsp
whole-wheat pastry flour (or 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat and 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour) 3 cups
baking powder 1 Tbsp
baking soda 1.50 tsp
nonfat dry milk 1 cup
oats (quick-cooking or old fashioned) 2.50 cups
nuts 1 cup
raisins 1 cup
ground flax seed (opt) 1 cup
1:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat non-stick cookie sheets with cooking spray.

2:

Mix together oat bran and orange juice in a small bowl and set aside to soak for 10 minutes.

3:

Meanwhile, combine applesauce, oil, honey, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and orange rind in a large bowl, using an electric mixer, until smooth.

4:

Add together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Sift over applesauce mixture.

5:

Add the soaked oat bran and remaining ingredients to the large bowl and mix thoroughly with a strong wooden spoon.

6:

Drop by slightly heaping tablespoons 1-inapart. Bake 2 trays at a time, stagger trays 1 to the left and 1 to the right, to allow air circulation around each outer edge.

7:

Bake until lightly browned or 12 to 14 minutes.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 220
Calories from Fat 29
Total Fat n/a
Saturated Fat n/a
Cholesterol 22mg
Sodium 127mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fiber n/a
Sugars 17g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 1/2 Carbohydrates 1 Fat