These pumpkin Cookies are easy, delicious and good enough to be part of a breakfast bite. They are kid-tested and kid-approved.
Baking Monster Pumpkin Cookies are Healthy Fun
These pumpkin cookies, turned monsters, are actually designed for breakfast bar munching yum.
Pumpkin cookies are great to grab as you’re running out the door on a busy morning or to pack in the lunchbox. Pumpkin cookies are all about pumpkin and spice and everything nice, which is what we all want this time of year.
Monster Pumpkin Cookies are Yummy!
In fact, for the pumpkin latte parent lovers out there, after the kiddos are on the bus you can take a deep breath sip on your latte and enjoy one off these pumpkin cookies for your own energy boost.
- 1 egg
- ½ cup 100% pumpkin
- 4 oz. cinnamon applesauce
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup unbleached flour
- ½ cup whole-wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup raisins
- ¼ cup sunflower seeds
- ¼ cup rolled oats
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Using an electric mixer, mix the egg, pumpkin, applesauce,
maple syrup, brown sugar and vanilla extract together.
Add in the flours, baking powder and salt. Mixing the dry ingredients together with the
Fold in the raisins, sunflower seeds and rolled oats into
Using a medium sized cookie scoop, evenly distribute the
dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. This batter will make 12 breakfast cookies.
Bake the cookies for 20-25 minutes.
Let the cookies cool completely before serving.
Cooking with Kids: Remember there are a lot of great lessons in every recipe. Here are a few to focus on with Pumpkin Cookies;
- Baking and oven safety
- Electric Mixing and safety precautions
- Measuring ingredients
- Cracking eggs
- Following Directions
Want more pumpkin? Looking for other pumpkin recipes in relation to breakfast? Try these pumpkin pancakes. They are delish and HUGE hit!
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