Breakfast Cookies

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Serves: 18 cookies
Breakfast Cookies loaded with oats, peanut butter and chocolate chips. Wonderful for breakfast or as a healthy protein packed snack!

Ingredients

  • 2¼ cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine oats, flour, cinnamon, baking soda and chocolate chips in a large bowl.
  3. Combine peanut butter, apple sauce, maple syrup, brown sugar and egg in a medium bowl.
  4. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  5. On a baking sheet lined with a silicon baking mat or parchment paper, portion out heaping tablespoon cookies. Smash the cookie down to flatten it out. (Cookies do not puff up or spread a lot in the oven)
  6. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until slightly browned and they appear firm.
  7. Cool for a couple of minutes on the baking sheet and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.