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Chocolate Bliss Breakfast Cookies

Chocolate Bliss Breakfast Cookies
  • Gluten Free!
  • In the Eat REAL Cookbook!
Serves: 8 (makes 15 small cookies)
Ready In: 30 minutes

Why We Like It

Believe it or not, unsweetened cocoa powder is a health food, even at breakfast!  This delicious recipe is also ideal for those who have a gluten or dairy intolerance.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Mash First:

  • 1 ripe banana

Add to a medium-sized bowl and mash with a fork.

Add Next:

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter (or almond butter, or 1/2 cup of each)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce (natural unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar, firmly packed)
  • 1 tsp baking powder (aluminum-free)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Add to the bowl with the banana and stir to combine.

Mix in Add-Ins (OPTIONAL):

  • 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (chopped, or other nut of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries (or dried cherries or raisins)

Add in none, some or all and stir to combine.

Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the greased baking sheet.

Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Let cool.

Serve and Enjoy!

Nutrition Information for one cookie (without optional add-ins)

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 10.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 13 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Total Sugars: 4 g
  • Added Sugars: 3 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Sodium: 65 mg