Apple Pecan Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

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  • Ready in: Prep: 15 M, Cook: 13 M, Total: 28 M
  • Serves: 9
  • Complexity: easy
Apple Pecan Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Apple Pecan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies are a sweet but healthy breakfast treat. Easy to make, they are perfect for a grab 'n go snack!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups diced apples that are peeled and cored (1/4")
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 1 cup old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Step by Step Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350

      In a medium saucepan add the apples, brown sugar and honey. Sauté over medium high heat about 5-7 minutes until soft - remove from stove and set aside

      In a small bowl combine the baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt

      In a medium bowl combine with a whisk the coconut oil, applesauce, egg, vanilla and maple syrup

      Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and divide mixture into 18 scoops (about 2 tablespoons)

      Place 9 on a cookie sheet and flatten the scoops with your hand. These do not spread out as they bake.

      Bake for 13 minutes or until the outside of the cookie is firm

      Remove from cookie sheet and place on wire rack to cool

      Store in a tightly sealed container

       

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