Whole Grain Chocolate Cherry Breakfast Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: Breakfast/ Dessert
Cook time: 
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Serves: 30 cookies
These whole grain cookies are perfect for dessert, but clean enough for breakfast too!
  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar (If you don't have this ingredient, use 1 cup brown sugar)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup dried cherries (or your favorite dried fruit)
  • ¼ unsalted pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Prepare a large cookie sheet by lining it with parchment paper
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars until smooth and creamy
  4. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy
  5. In a separate smaller bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt
  6. Add dry ingredients into butter mixture
  7. Beat on low until just combined
  8. With a large wooden spoon, stir in oats, cherries, pumpkin and sunflower seeds and chocolate chips
  9. Using a small cookie scoop, scoop dough and place rounded balls of cookie dough on prepared cookie sheet
  10. Bake for 9-11 minutes
  11. Remove from oven and let cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes
  12. Transfer to a cooling rack
  13. Cool completely.
Recipe by Girl and Her Kitchen at http://www.girlandherkitchen.com/2019/11/whole-grain-chocolate-cherry-breakfast-cookies.html