Curbing That Sweet Tooth: Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

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Who doesn’t love cookies?

This recipe is not only moist and delicious, but super healthy, especially while breastfeeding. These scone-like cookies are perfect for breakfast on the go or a mid afternoon snack…

  • 1 cup quick oats
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ c agave, honey, or maple syrup*
  • 1 cup finely diced red apple
  • handful of raisins (optional)
  1. Mix the dry ingredients (oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt) in a medium bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the liquids: coconut oil, egg, and vanilla. Stir in the agave/honey/maple syrup. Combine the mixtures. Add finely diced apple pieces and raisins. Chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop the cookie dough into 15 small scoops onto the prepared sheet. Flatten slightly. Bake for 15-20 minutes (to the consistency of your choice).

*Alternatively, ½ cup brown sugar + 5 tablespoons almond milk may be substituted as well.

In the mood for a treat? For a quick and easy frosting, mix 1/2 cup powdered sugar with 2 tbsp almond milk. Stir until fully blended. Drizzle onto cookies once cooled.

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