Grab n’ Go Power Cookies

Grab n’ Go Power Cookies

We named these cookies POWER cookies because they are full of nutrients that fuel your brain and body. Oat bran and shredded apple add fiber to keep you full and focused all morning long. Chia seeds and walnuts add a dose of healthy fat.

Pair these muffins with a protein like Greek yogurt, almond butter or hard-boiled eggs to make a complete, balanced breakfast. Most importantly, make these in advance so you can grab-and-go in the morning without worrying about what you’ll eat for breakfast to keep you full all morning.

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Grab n’ go power cookies

Dessert, Breakfast, Snacks, Vegetarian, Chia Seeds, Fiber, Banana

The oat bran and shredded apple add fiber to these power cookies to keep you full. Pair with Greek yogurt or hard boiled eggs for a quick and nutritious breakfast

  • Author: Claire Virga
  • Yield: 12 cookies 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons chia seed
  • 2 tablespoons oat bran
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe medium banana, mashed
  • 1 cup grated peeled apple
  • 1/2 cup dates, chopped
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts (optional)
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine flour, chia seeds, oat bran, oats, baking soda, spices, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine and set aside.
  3. Combine beaten egg, oil, maple syrup, vanilla extractand banana in a separate mixing bowl.
  4. Gently mix wet ingredients into dry until just combined. Then fold in the grated apple, dates, and nuts (if using).
  5. Using a cookie scoop, scoop roughly two tablespoons of dough and roll into a ball. Press down gently to flatten each dough ball into a cookie form (cookies will not spread).
  6. Bake until lightly browned, about 12 to 15 minutes.
  7. Serve warm or let cool completely on a wire rack before storing in an airtight container.
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Keywords: Dessert, Breakfast, Snacks, Vegetarian, Chia Seeds, Fiber, Banana

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