Bursting with carrots and raisins, these nutrient rich cookies will fulfill those carrot cake cravings in breakfast cookie form.
If you are a regular on my little blog, you’re probably aware of my slight obsession with breakfast cookies. Take a look……
And now I’m adding Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies to the list. Seriously, what’s not to love about a breakfast cookie. These babies are a quick and portable breakfast solution for your busy morning.
Loaded with oats, flaxseed, carrots, and raisins, these bites of wholegrain goodness will keep you going all morning long and bonus…. they taste like carrot cake!!!! Yay! Give them a try and let me know what you think. What’s your favorite breakfast cookie flavor?
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies
- 1 1/2 cups quick oats (not instant)
- 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
- 1/3 cup golden milled flaxseed
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger spice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 4 ounces unsweetened applesauce
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/3 cup raisins, packed
- 1 cup carrots, grated
- 17 pecan halves
Preheat oven to 350F
In a small bowl, combine oats, flour, flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda, and spices. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, butter, applesauce, and sugar until smooth.
Stir in flour mixture, being careful not to overmix.
Stir in carrots and raisins, again being cautious not to overmix.
Using 2 tablespoons of batter, place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
Top each cookie with a pecan half.
Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned on the bottom. Do not overbake!
Remove from oven and allow 10-15 minutes to cool. Enjoy.
Nutrition Facts Servings 17.0 Amount Per Serving 1 Cookie Calories 115 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4 g 6 % Saturated Fat 1 g 6 % Monounsaturated Fat 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 15 mg 5 % Sodium 61 mg 3 % Potassium 58 mg 2 % Total Carbohydrate 18 g 6 % Dietary Fiber 2 g 9 % Sugars 3 g Protein 3 g 5 % Vitamin A 23 % Vitamin C 7 % Calcium 2 % Iron 4 %