Disclosure: This website may receive compensation in the form of payment or product. Some content may include affiliate links. All posts are written based off of personal use and experience. Opinions are in no way influenced by compensation. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
Put down the spoon! There is no need for it here. These hearty oatmeal cinnamon spice date pecan breakfast cookies eat like a meal and will give you the energy you need to start your day!
Hearty Cinnamon Spice
Date Pecan Breakfast Cookies
If you want a cookie that is bursting with fall flavor, and makes you feel good about your snack choice, you can’t go wrong with these hearty cinnamon spice date pecan breakfast cookies. These cookies eat more like a meal and are loaded with great flavor and texture. In other words, these cookies will totally satisfy your cravings and give you a energy to make it through the morning!
The cinnamon spice applesauce adds great flavor and moisture to the recipe, while the pecans add a nice crunch and the dates add a bit if chew. If you love oatmeal cookies, you’re going to go crazy over these cookies. Grab and go on a busy morning, there is no need for a spoon for this oatmeal!
Tip* Make a double batch and freeze!
Here is how to make them, enjoy!
- For the Coffee Cake
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup shortening or butter
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon salt2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) blueberries (optional)
- Streusel Topping
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- Preheat your oven to 375. Grease an 8 or 9-inch square pan. Using a large bowl, cream together the shortening, sugar and egg. Add the milk, mix well. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well, taking care not to over mix. Carefully fold in blueberries. Bake 35-45 minutes, temps and cooking times may vary, start on the lower end and cook in additional 5 minute increments there after.
Another great fall cookie! Crave your apple pie craving without a ton of fat and calories