1cupfinely chopped apple (about 1 medium apple), plus another 1/2 apple thinly sliced for the top (optional)
1Tbspcoconut sugar or granulated sugar
1/4cupfiney chopped walnuts
1/2cupfinely grated carrot
1/4cupraisins or dried cranberries
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