Almond-Chocolate Breakfast Cookies
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Cookies
Serves: 6
 
These Almond-Chocolate Breakfast Biscuits are crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, full of fibre and slightly sweet. Perfect for breakfast or a midmorning snack.
Ingredients
  • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed
  • 3 tbsp almond butter + extra for topping
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ cup quick cooking oats
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds
  • Optional mix-ins: chocolate chips/chunks, dried fruit, nuts or seeds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  2. Mix together the mashed banana, almond butter and cocoa powder in the bottom of a mixing bowl
  3. Add in the oats and mix well
  4. Fold in mix ins and mix until well incorporated
  5. Spoon out balls of dough onto baking sheet and flatten to form desired cookie shape. These will not spread in the oven so don't skip this step
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes until the edges are crisp
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about a minute before topping with extra melted almond butter and devouring
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Calories: 866 Fat: 45g Saturated fat: 6g Unsaturated fat: 34g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 103g Sugar: 24g Sodium: 18mg Fiber: 20g Protein: 27g Cholesterol: 2mg
Recipe by Diary of an ExSloth at http://www.exsloth.com/almond-chocolate-breakfast-cookies/