Healthy Breakfast Cookies Recipe

Breakfast cookies

  • makes 8
  • Easy

These breakfast cookies are easy to make and full of wholesome ingredients including fibre-packed oatmeal and fruit - ideal for a breakfast or mid-morning snack


Try our healthy breakfast cookies recipe. Because whole oats are a low GI carb our oatmeal breakfast cookies can be relied upon as a source of slow-release energy…



  • egg 1, beaten
  • butter 50g, melted
  • soft light brown sugar 3 tbsp
  • maple syrup 1 tbsp
  • wholemeal flour 50g
  • jumbo porridge oats 100g
  • baking powder 1 tsp
  • raisins 50g
  • dates 50g, chopped
  • mixed spice a good pinch
  • ground cinnamon a good pinch


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the egg in a bowl with the melted butter, sugar and maple syrup. Mix the flour, oats, baking powder, raisins, dates and spices, then pour the liquid ingredients into the dry. Mix well until combined, then leave for 10 minutes for the ingredients to meld.

  • Step 2

    Add large spoonfuls of the mix to a baking tray lined with baking paper and push down to flatten. Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until risen, crisp and golden at the edges (the middle will stay quite soft). Leave to cool on the tray for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 199
  • Fat 6.9g
  • Saturates 3.6g
  • Carbs 29.8g
  • Sugars 17g
  • Fibre 2.2g
  • Protein 3.5g
  • Salt 0.3g