Opal, "you know mom, lots of people have cookies & milk for breakfast!"
Me, "oh really? are you trying to tell me that you'd like to have cookies & milk for breakfast?"
So this morning, I made some breakfast cookies for my little girl...
...and she liked them, so I thought I'd share the recipe with you in case you feel like having cookies for breakfast too.
Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
4 ounces butter (room temperature)
1/2 dark brown sugar
1 large egg
1/3 apple sauce
1 tsp vanilla
Dry ingredients ~
1 1/4 ground oats (I pulsed mine in food processor until the consistency was like flour)
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/3 cup ground walnuts (they can also just be chopped, Opal just doesn't like "chunks" in her cookies unless it's chocolate)
1/4 whole oats
* cream butter and brown sugar together
* in a seperate bowl whisk egg, honey, applesauce, & vanilla together and then add to butter / sugar mixture and combine
* in another bowl combine all dry ingredients and then add to "wet" mixture and stir until combined.
Scoop batter onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Will make 12 large cookies or 24 small cookies.
Bake at 325 for 7 minutes, rotate pan and bake for approx 5-7 more minutes.