Good Morning Protein Cookies

Prep Time: 40 mins Cook Time: 20 mins

egg free

nut free

dairy free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats (gluten free if you have an intolerance)
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree or apple butter
  • 1 cup nut or seed butter of choice (peanut butter, almond, cashew or sun butter work)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chia or hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried raisins or cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup milk or dark chocolate chips

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

2. Place all of the ingredients in a standing mixer or in a bowl to beat with a hand mixer and mix until throughly combined.

3. Refrigerate dough for 30-60 minutes.

4. Using a 1/4 cup ice cream scoop place mixture on a parchment or silicone mat lined baking sheet and use your palm to gently press into 1 inch thick circles. 

5. Bake cookies for 18-20 minutes or until starting to turn golden. Cool on baking sheet for 15 minutes and then transfer to rack to cool completely.