Are you tired of cookie recipes yet?
I know you’ve been inundated with Christmas cookie recipes, but I promise these easy breakfast cookies are different. You’ll feel energized and ready to go, not headed for a sugar crash.
I bought this Dr. Cookie book in my Weight Watchers days, and it’s been on my cookbook shelf ever since. As I’ve said before, I don’t bake often, so when I do, it’s Dr. Cookie I turn to for inspiration.
With one can of pumpkin left in the pantry after Thanksgiving, and little time to spare the week before Christmas, I decided to add to my breakfast cookie recipe collection and bake these sweet, fiber-packed cookies for a quick morning meal.
As you can see, you don’t need to feel any guilt enjoying these sweet morning treats. Containing a mere 160 calories per cookie, you can save much needed calories for New Year’s gatherings.
- 15 ounces pumpkin puree
- 1 large egg
- ¼ cup canola oil
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour
- 1 cup oats
- ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¾ cup raisins
- ¾ cup pepitas
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a non-stick cookie sheet with cooking spray.
- Combine pumpkin, egg and oil in a bowl.
- Add remaining ingredients except raisins and pepitas. Fold them in after ingredients are combined.
- Scoop with an ice cream scoop onto the cookie sheet leaving 2 - 3 inches between cookies.
- Bake for 12 - 15 minutes until cookies are cooked through.
Weight Watchers PointsPlus 4
Saturated fatty acids: 0.90g
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 3.03g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 2.26g
Total fat: 6.19g
Calories from fat: 55
Carbohydrate, by difference: 22.04g
Total dietary fiber: 4.07g
Total lipid (fat): 6.58g
Total sugars: 3.77g
Enjoy the next few days until the New Year celebrations begin. It’s nice to have a break, isn’t it?
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