Sunday, May 4, 2014

Breakfast Cookies

Sometimes when you wake up, cookies just sound so right. These were very dense, but amazingly delicious and kept me full until lunch!


Starting off your day with a healthy breakfast will:

  • Supply you with energy for the day
  • You will snack less and avoid being ravenous by lunch time
  • Studies show you tend to eat better throughout the day if you started it with a nutritious breakfast
Click HERE for a list of great, healthy breakfast ideas!



Enjoy the recipe below! I found the original recipe HERE.




BREAKFAST COOKIES

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup Peanut Butter (or other nut butter of choice)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 & 1/4 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup wheat flour (or other flour of choice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash of salt
  • Add-ons: Craisins, sunflower seeds, chocolate chips, coconut

DIRECTIONS
  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ F and grease cookie sheets 
  • Combine mashed bananas, peanut butter, and applesauce 
  • In a separate bowl, combine oats, wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and add-ons. 
  • Mix wet and dry ingredients. 
  • Roll into balls and place onto cookie sheets at whatever desired size. 
  • Bake for approximately 15 - 20 minutes!


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