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Avocado Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
These cookies with avocados, whole grains, cinnamon and dates make for a delicious on-the-go breakfast or after-school snack.

Cookies for breakfast? Yes, please.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1-1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 hass avocado ripe, fresh, pitted, peeled and mashed
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup yogurt plain, low-fat
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups dates pitted and chopped (about 12 oz.)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375º F. Line 4 baking sheets with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Cream together oil, avocado and brown sugar in a large bowl; stir in yogurt and eggs. Add oat mixture to avocado mixture and stir until they combine; stir in dates.
  3. Using a 1/4 cup measure, transfer the mixture onto lined baking sheets, spacing the cookies 2 inches apart. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, until golden. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
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