Hearty Breakfast Cookies

Elin Criswell

By
@TheCountrySoaper

In the early '80's my Mom found a recipe for breakfast cookies in the local newspaper. Through many experiments, I tweaked the recipe to make it my own. It is a favorite of my mother-in-law's, who likes the great fiber content. A healthy carb that can also be enjoyed with yogurt of your choice.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes approx. 3 dozen
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1/3 c
honey
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
rolled oats (long cooking oatmeal)
1/3 c
wheat bran
3/4 c
whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
raisins or cranraisins
1 c
pecans, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Cream together butter, honey, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla.
2In a separate bowl combine rolled oats, wheat bran, whole wheat pastry flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Combine with creamed mixture, mixing well. Mix in raisins and chopped pecans.
3Cover and chill for at least a 1/2 hour. Roll dough into quarter-sized balls, place on lightly greased cookie sheets and flatten slightly with a fork.
4Bake at 350 degrees in a preheated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cookies