Breakfast Energy Cookie
As we approach the second week of January, hopefully all those New Years resolutions are still holding strong! I know meal prepping my food for the week helps me stay on track, so I thought I'd share a recipe for my favourite breakfast energy cookies that help fuel me up for a day on the go.
These pair great with a cup of coffee in the morning and travel easy in your bag! Loaded with slow-digesting carbohydrates (oats, spelt flour), these cookies will leave you feeling full and satisfied until your next meal. Plus, the maple syrup and dark chocolate chips help curb a sweet tooth as well. Feel free to add any other nuts, seeds, or dried fruit to your mix to switch up the flavour combos!
• 2 1/2 cups of oats
• 1 cup of spelt flour (you can use whole wheat flour if preferred)
• 2 tsp of cinnamon
• 1 tsp of baking soda
• 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life)
• 1/2 cup of all natural creamy peanut butter
• 1/3 cup of unsweetened apple sauce
• 1/4 cup of maple syrup
• 3 tbsp of coconut sugar
• 1 large egg
• 1 tsp of vanilla
• dash of sea salt
• Preheat oven to 350°
• Mix together dry ingredients (oats, flour, cinnamon, baking soda, sea salt, and chocolate chips)
• In a separate bowl, mix together wet ingredients (peanut butter, apple sauce, maple syrup, egg, and vanilla)
• Mix wet and dry ingredients together and mix well until completely combine
• Bake for 9-10 minutes or until tops are slightly browned
• Let cool for 10-15 minutes on a cooling rack
Quick tip: you can add different seeds, raisins or dried cranberries to the cookies for more substance.