Healthy Breakfast Cookies and Bars – Fiber, Protein, and Fruit!

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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This recipe makes great cookies and even better bars
cook 10min
cook 15min
cook 8

What's in it


2 cups bran flakes, crushed (or substitute multi-grain flakes)
2 cups oatmeal
2 tablespoons wheat germ
1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup honey
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup skim milk powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup raisins

How to cook it


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Crush cereal, and place in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add oatmeal, wheat germ, and cinnamon; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine yogurt, applesauce, vanilla, honey, beaten egg, and skim milk powder: mix well to combine.
  • Add baking soda and baking powder to the yogurt mixture. Mix well.
  • Gradually add the cereal and oatmeal mixture to the yogurt mixture and stir well.
  • Add raisins and mix to combine.
  • Scoop a heaping tablespoon of the batter and roll it into a ball. Place onto a non-stick cookie sheet, or lined with baking parchment, and lightly flatten.
  • Bake at 350°F for 15-18 minutes. Makes 24 cookies.