Cookies for Breakfast

Cookies for Breakfast
Cookies for Breakfast / Nomadic Lass / CC BY 2.0

If you’re looking for an easy way to a hot breakfast, believe it or not, cookies may be a great solution. Mix a large batch of this cookie dough up when you have time and overly ripe bananas. Scoop the dough onto a cookie sheet and freeze the entire sheet. Once they’re frozen solid, put them in an air-tight container, and whenever you want a hot, hands-off breakfast option, pop a few in the oven when you get up. They’ll be ready to go before you and the family, and a hot, 3 Guiding Stars cookie in your hand is a good way to start the day.

Breakfast Cookies

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Don’t let breakfast be a hassle. Keep a cooked batch of these in the freezer and pull out to thaw if you’re expecting a crazy morning. They’re lightly sweet and full of whole grains and protein to keep everyone in the family running strong until lunchtime.

Servings: 12 (55 G)

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups quick cooking oats
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup puffed rice cereal
  • ¼ cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup date paste
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all ingredients and stir well.
  3. Place spoonfuls of dough on to the baking sheet and flatten slightly.
  4. Bake 25 minutes.