Breakfast Cookies

Forget about dinner last night, let’s talk about cookies for breakfast! I found this recipe for Blueberry Coconut Pecan Breakfast Cookies and it’s AWESOME. I had to adapt it somewhat and possibly made it a teensy bit less healthy because I didn’t have unsweetened coconut.

Cookies For Breakfast

1 1/2 cups organic rolled oats
1 cup sweetened coconut flakes (I didn’t have unsweetened)
1 tablespoon flaxmeal (I didn’t have golden)
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup dried cranberries (instead of blueberries)
3 very ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup coconut oil, warm enough to be liquid
1 tablespoon agave nectar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine ingredients. Then I used a tablespoon to scoop out little cookie mounds onto a cookie sheet with greased parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes. Serving size: 6 little cookies (yes, 6). This recipe makes 3 days worth of cookies. I only bake what we’re going to have that morning. They’re ridiculously good.

Dinner Last Night:
Raisin Zucchini Ribbon Fusili. This recipe made a ton of food. I really should have cut it in half, but instead we’re having it for lunch today. It was the raisins that attracted me to this recipe (and the pretty picture), but really they could have been omitted. Not my favorite, but then I didn’t get the cashew sauce really smooth since I didn’t want to run the food processor too long off of our batteries.

2013 Cost of Camping:
14 nights paid camping
58 nights free camping
Total spent on camping this year: $407.75
Daily average cost of camping: $5.66

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  • Reply amanda March 14, 2013 at 8:14 am

    My favorite part of this recipe is that the serving size is 6 cookies!!! I am going to be making these very soon :)

    • Reply Leigh March 14, 2013 at 8:33 am

      I totally made up the serving size.

      That’s just how many we ate until satisfied and it’s actually a smaller portion of granola plus add-ins than 1 serving of the overnight oats.

  • Reply Pam Wright March 14, 2013 at 8:15 am

    The cookies would make a great snack for hiking instead of a granola bar. Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Leigh March 14, 2013 at 8:34 am

      Oooh good idea.

  • Reply terrie March 19, 2013 at 7:53 am

    making these for Ray this morning….grape seed oil for coconut oil….cashews for pecans…..flax seed for flax meal….probably they will still be good….made a recipe of your granola a few days ago….used agave nectar instead of honey….still good…..

    • Reply Leigh March 19, 2013 at 8:21 am

      Oooh sounds good!!

  • Reply Stevyn January 15, 2014 at 12:35 am

    Leigh – I made these tonight for breakfast in the morning. It was my first go at baking in our convection/microwave combo. They turned out GREAT! I really like them. Thanks for posting.

    • Reply Leigh January 15, 2014 at 8:08 am

      I’m glad you like them! We have them for 3 days and then overnight oats for 2 days…check out our favorite recipes here:

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