Apple-Cranberry Breakfast Cookies
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Toss a few of these fruity cookies in your bag for a breakfast on the run. Or, enjoy them as a snack with a hot cup of fruit-spiced tea.
dark brown sugar1 cup(s)
unsweetened applesauce½ cup(s)
whole-grain wheat flour1 ½ cup(s)
table salt½ tsp
ground cinnamon½ tsp
baking soda1 tsp
uncooked quick oats1 ½ cup(s)
dried apple(s)½ cup(s), chopped
dried cranberries½ cup(s)
chopped walnuts½ cup(s)
butter flavour cooking spray1 spray(s)
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Combine margarine and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer; beat until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Add eggs and beat for 30 seconds; add applesauce and beat just to mix.
- In another bowl, stir together flour, salt, cinnamon and baking soda; add to mixer and beat to form batter. Add oats, apples, cranberries and walnuts; combine by hand.
- Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray. Drop batter by heaping tablespoons 1 inch apart. Bake until cookies are lightly browned and firm, about 13 to 15 minutes.
- Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. Move to wire rack and cool completely. Yields 1 cookie per serving. (Note: Store leftovers in an airtight plastic bag or container in the freezer.)