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Sometimes I Eat Cookies for Breakfast

Updated: Nov 26, 2019


I love cookies and often refer to myself as the cookie monster because I can gobble up a lot of cookies!


I love experimenting with recipes to make them healthier and that is exactly what I did with this recipe. I did a lot of experimenting to get to this recipe. I’m not mad because I ate a lot of cookies in the process. :)


This is a cookie I would eat for breakfast. I would even (and have) let me kids eat them for breakfast.


If you don’t have nutmeg or coriander you can absolutely make these cookies and have them still be delicious. I don’t believe in going out and buying special ingredients you may never use again. Although I do encourage you to try coriander, it’s one of my favorite spices.


If almond flour and coconut flour sound foreign to you then don’t buy them. If you don’t have almond flour or coconut flour just use 1 ¼ cup whole wheat flour and only 1 egg.

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INGREDIENTS:

½ cup almond flour*

1 cup coconut flour*

¾ cup quick oats

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp nutmeg (if you don’t have it just don’t add it)

½ tsp coriander (if you don’t have it just don’t add it)

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

¼ cup melted coconut oil

¼ cup almond butter or peanut butter

¼ cup honey or maple syrup

2 eggs*

1 tsp vanilla extract (if you don’t have it just don’t add it)

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

¼ cup dried cranberries

¼ cup chocolate chips


INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Whisk together in a medium bowl flour, oats, spices, baking powder, baking soda, salt. Set aside.


In a large bowl, beat coconut oil, nut butter, and honey until smooth.


Add eggs and vanilla and beat until combined.


Add flour mixture and stir until combined.


Gently mix in pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and chocolate chips. If you don’t have all these fun add ins or you don’t like them then you can do your own. Such as almonds, walnuts, raisins. Get creative, it’s your cookie!


Roll dough into balls, about 2 Tbs at a time. Then flatten and place and baking sheet.


Bake until golden brown, about 7-8 minutes.


Cool on pan for 5 minutes.


Makes 12 cookies.


*If you don’t have coconut flour and almond flour and you don’t want to buy them then use

1 ¼ cup whole wheat flour and only 1 egg.


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