Published on January 27, 2016

Pumpkin chia breakfast cookies recipe

Makes 10 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 scoops unflavored protein powder
  • 2 tsps. baking powder
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsps. butter, softened

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl mix chia seeds and pumpkin puree, let the mixture set for 5 minutes. While mixture is setting combine oats, flour, protein powder, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. To the chia mixture adds sugar, vanilla extract and butter; add dry mixture to large bowl until all the ingredients are combined.

Using a cookie scoop, place dough on parchment paper; flatten with spoon or hand (cookies will not flatten in oven).

Bake 15- 25 minutes or until cookies are firm to the touch and golden brown. Cool completely and store in air tight container.

Nutrition analysis per cookie: 160 calories, 5 fat, 22g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 7g protein, 140mg sodium

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