Get ready for busy work and school mornings by making a big batch of these Orange Oatmeal Breakfast cookies. These cookies are dairy-free and gluten-free and packed with plant-based protein and fiber to keep you feeling full and energized all morning! They even double as a wonderful afternoon snack with a cup of hot lemon water!
We prefer these cookies over store-bought because they are made with real ingredients like oats and sweetened with bananas and maple syrup. These cookies are perfect for the entire family!
Health Benefits of Cookies Ingredients
Oranges are a great source of prebiotic fiber! This is the type of fiber that feeds your good gut microbes and helps them thrive! When those microbes are well nourish, your gut is able to heal itself from damage and even aids in digestion.
Did you know that one bananas provides around 9% of your daily Potassium intake? Potassium is an electrolyte that regulates nerve function and also is what helps your muscles contract. Low potassium levels in the body can lead to more severe things such as irregular heart beat.
Nuts, like almonds are loaded with antioxidants! Antioxidants are important for combating oxidative stress, which minimizing cell damage and decreases the risk of chronic disease. Nuts have also been shown in some studies to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which is beneficial for heart health.
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Orange Oatmeal Breakfast CookiesPrint Recipe
- 1 Limoneira valencia orange
- 1/2 cup mashed banana
- 1/3 cup real maple syrup
- 1/2 cup oat flour
- 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup blanched almond flour
- 2 tbsp ground flax seed
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Zest orange and set aside.
- In a mixing bowl, add juiced orange, maple syrup, mashed banana, flax seed, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Whisk to combine.
- Add flour and oats and stir to combine.
- Pour in almond sliced and stir. Chill dough in the fridge for 20 minutes.
- On a greased baking sheet, roll dough into small balls and flatten on baking sheet. Top with more sliced almonds. Bake for 20 minutes.
- Let cool, top with orange zest and enjoy.
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