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Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies

Wholesome cookies packed with goodness.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 10 large cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup avocado or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cups oat flour or 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds or chia seeds or both
  • 1 cup finely chopped apple (about 1 medium apple), plus another 1/2 apple thinly sliced for the top (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut sugar or granulated sugar

Optional Add-ins

  • 1/4 cup finey chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup finely grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup raisins or dried cranberries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs, applesauce, oil, maple syrup, and vanilla until blended.
  • Mix in cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Using a spatual or wooden spoon, mix in oats, flour, seeds, and 1 cup finely chopped apple. Stir in any additonal add-ins that you'd like.
    In a small bowl, mix the 1 tablespoon of sugar with a spinkle of cinnamon.
  • Using a large scoop or a 1/4 cup measuring cup, scoop batter into 10 large cookies. Sprinke a pinch of cinnamon-sugar over each cookie. Top with slices of apple, if desired.
  • Bake until cookies are lightly browned around the edges and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool then enjoy.
    Store in an airtight container at room temperature for a day then store in the refigerator for up to 5 days. Freeze cookies for up to a month.
Keyword apple, breakfast, cooking with kids, healthy snack