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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
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Cranberry Almond Breakfast Cookies

A pretty healthy breakfast "cookie" that you can eat anytime - loaded with fiber and some protein.



  1. Combine whole wheat flour, baking soda, salt, allspice, cinnamon, and ginger. Stir well and set aside.
  2. Place eggs, vegetable oil, unsweetened apple sauce, and brown sugar in a large bowl and beat together well.
  3. Add orange zest, vanilla, oats, chopped almonds, and sunflower seeds and stir until well combined.
  4. Add flour mixture and stir until just combined; don't over-mix.
  5. Using a 1/4 cup of cookie dough at a time (or use a 1/4 cup ice cream scooper for ease) for each cookie, place rounded spoons of dough on a prepared cookie sheet. Press them down slightly with a fork to flatten.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet before removing onto a cooling rack.
  7. Note: you can replace the cranberries with chocolate chips if you prefer as well as walnuts for the almonds. In addition, instead of 2 large eggs, save some calories and use 5 egg whites instead.
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Maybe I did something wrong... when do I incorporate the cranberries? how hot the oven should be?? They tasted... blah. : (
05 Mar 11 by member: Curly71


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Nutrition summary:

There are 203 calories in 1 serving of Cranberry Almond Breakfast Cookies.
Calorie break-down: 35% fat, 54% carbs, 11% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 74
Calories 203
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.18g 13%
  Saturated Fat 1.04g 5%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 3.382g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.177g  
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Potassium 187mg  
Total Carbohydrate 28.42g 9%
  Dietary Fiber 3.8g 15%
  Sugars 9.99g  
Protein 5.76g  
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 87% Iron 232%
of RDI*
(203 calories)
10% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (54%)
Fat (35%)
Protein (11%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories