Monday, March 14, 2011

Healthy Breakfast cookies

1 cup of whole wheat flour

½ cup of self rising flour

½ cup of grape nut flakes

¼ cup of wheat germ

½ cup walnuts

½ cup pumpkin seeds

½ cup dry cranberries
1/2 cup dry blueberries

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

2 teaspoons of vanilla

1 egg

¼ cup of melted coconut oil

¼ cup of apple sauce

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Makes about 14 large cookies


Mix together egg, vanilla, coconut oil, applesauce and cinnamon.
Then add in the fruit and the nuts and mix and then add the flours, wheat germ and the grape nut flakes and mix together thoroughly

Use a  tablespoon  heaped to drop the cookies on a  baking sheet, moisten your hands to shape and slightly flatten the cookie dough.

About 6-7 cookies per pan.  Bake for about  10 min. or until the cookies are golden on the edges. Remove from the oven and cool for about  5 min. before transferring a plate.

* notes… fruit and  nuts of your choice can  be substituted in the recipe.  Ex.  apricots, dates, golden raisins, choc. chips, almonds, pecans.