Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! These are a kid (and adult) favorite in our house. Plus, they are super easy to freeze for busy mornings. These cookies pack veggies, flax, and even a fun little treat!

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Some days there are just not enough hours in the day!

On days when I have to be out the door early, I still want my daughter to enjoy a nutritious breakfast.

I am a planner, a bit of a Type A personality (okay, more than a bit), and I like to plan in advance. I love cooking in batches to freeze for the week and use as needed. One of my go to recipes is this hidden veggie breakfast cookie. Just grab, go and eat nutritiously while on the run!


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Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! These are a kid (and adult) favorite in our house. Plus, they are super easy to freeze for busy mornings. These cookies pack veggies, flax, and even a fun little treat!

Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! These are a kid (and adult) favorite in our house. Plus, they are super easy to freeze for busy mornings. These cookies pack veggies, flax, and even a fun little treat!

This recipe is great, even for the pickiest of eaters. Yes, it’s filled with nutrient-rich ingredients and, of course, veggies, but it also contains chocolate! It’s such a simple recipe I like to double it to freeze half to use on a later date.

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This is also a great recipe that parents and kids can make together. Let the kids grate the veggies (with adult help), mash the bananas, and help form the cookies for baking.

Part of my goal in living a real food lifestyle is to teach my daughter to have a passion for nutritious food. I find the more I let her help, the more interested she is in eating a variety of nutrient-rich, homemade foods!

Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! These are a kid (and adult) favorite in our house. Plus, they are super easy to freeze for busy mornings. These cookies pack veggies, flax, and even a fun little treat!Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! These are a kid (and adult) favorite in our house. Plus, they are super easy to freeze for busy mornings. These cookies pack veggies, flax, and even a fun little treat!

Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Cookies
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Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

This recipe is great, even for the pickiest of eaters. Yes, it’s filled with nutrient-rich ingredients and, of course, veggies, but it also contains chocolate! It’s such a simple recipe I like to double it to freeze half to use on a later date.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cooling 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 large, 12 small
Calories 261 kcal
Author Kristin Marr

Ingredients

  • 2 large bananas brown and spotty bananas are best for sweetness. If using yellow bananas add the optional honey
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce no sugar added
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 TB ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup organic semi-sweet chocolate chunks
  • 1/4 cup honey optional for sweetness

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas and applesauce together. Whisk in the flax seed and vanilla extract (and honey, if needed). Add the quick oats, grated veggies and chocolate chips, mix well.
  3. Grease a baking sheet lightly with coconut oil. Form the dough into individual cookies and place them on the baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. Allow the cookies to cool for 20 minutes before eating.
  6. Store in an air-tight container in the fridge or freezer.

Recipe Notes

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Gluten-Free Hidden Veggie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! These are a kid (and adult) favorite in our house. Plus, they are super easy to freeze for busy mornings. These cookies pack veggies, flax, and even a fun little treat!

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