Thursday, October 31, 2013

{Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies}

Happy Halloween Everyone!!! This is by far one of my favorite holidays. I love costumes, candy and this time of year!! It is rather perfect in my eyes! Although I don't dress up like I used to....I love seeing my kids dress up and seeing how excited they get!!

These cookies are a true winner in my book. I always like to find ways to sneak healthy foods in my kids and this one was by far the easiest!! Did I really have a 2 year old and 4 year old devouring oatmeal like its no ones business?? YES!! I asked them every morning if they wanted a COOKIE for breakfast and they were jumping up and down and fighting over who got theirs first!! My 4 year old thought I had gone a little crazy for allowing her to have cookies at 7 a.m. but she sure wasn't going to point that out!!

I enjoyed these re-heated for my morning snack all week. They were soft and delicious!! Hope you and your kids enjoy these too!!

Makes me want a cookie right now actually.....The best part is that they only take about 10 minutes to bake!!!

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
  • 3 cups quick oats
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 (heaping) tsp. pumpkin spice
  • 1 (heaping) tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • Toppings: dark chocolate chips, walnuts
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all ingredients (except toppings) in a medium bowl. Stir until combined well. Drop by spoonful on to a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick spray. 

Add desired toppings by slightly pressing them into the top of each cookie. I used dark chocolate chips and chopped walnuts but be creative and use whatever you would like!

Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove and enjoy warm!

I keep these in a airtight container in the fridge and re-heat as 



  1. Yum! These sound SO tasty. I can't wait to try them out. My kids will freak when they get cookies for breakfast. How fun! Thanks for another awesome recipe.

  2. can you use real milk

  3. My kids loved them!

  4. These were very disappointing!! I did everything as the recipe described, minus the choc chips (just to try and be as healthy as possible) and they literally tasted like nothing. I couldn't taste any of the spices or anything! :( I will not be making these again.

    1. I would definitely just try adding more spices in next time and maybe topping with some walnuts. That's how we like them! :)


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