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Nutty Breakfast Cookies

(Last Updated On: January 29, 2021)

Kids will love eating a “cookie” for breakfast and won’t even know they’re getting plenty of healthy fats, fruit and whole grains. Make an extra batch and freeze for a quick breakfast or snack. The cookies also pack well for travel.

Nutty Breakfast Cookies

Nutty Breakfast Cookies

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, shelled, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cashews, chopped
  • 1/2 banana, mashed
  • 1 1/2 cup peeled, diced apples
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine eggs, vanilla, honey, oil, pistachios, cashews, banana and apple in large mixing bowl.
  3. Combine oats, flour and cinnamon in separate mixing bowl.
  4. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Separate into ⅓ cup portions and place on parchment-lined baking sheet about ½-inch apart. Bake 20 minutes, or until firm. Remove from oven and cool on cooling rack.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 439Total Fat: 12gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 23mgCarbohydrates: 71gFiber: 6gProtein: 13g

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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