Healthy Recipe: Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Starting your day with a nutritious breakfast is about to get a whole lot more fun with this tasty recipe. Made with old fashioned oats, fresh apples, nuts and a variety of flavorful spices, these oatmeal apple cookies are easy to eat on the go and are as nutritious as they are delicious!

Oatmeal Apple Breakfast Cookies

Ingredients:
• 1 ½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
½ cup whole grain flour
½ cup ground flax seeds
1 tablespoon of cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon of salt
2 eggs
½ cup of milk
1/3 cup molasses
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 medium apple (peeled, cored and cut into small pieces)
½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  3. Whisk together all the dry ingredients in a large bowl (ingredients #1 to #8).

  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients (ingredients #9 to #12).

  5. Slowly stir the liquid into the dry ingredients until completely blended, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.

  6. Stir in the diced apples (and walnuts if desired).

  7. Spread the dough evenly on a baking sheet, leaving 2 inches between each cookie. Gently press down on the dough to flatten it slightly.

  8. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes, cool in pan.

  9. Enjoy!

Nutritional information (for the whole recipe):
Calories: 136
Protein: 5.4g
Carbohydrates: 1.5g
Sodium: 125mg
Potassium: 400mg
Fiber: 4.3g

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