Carrot Coconut Breakfast Cookies

Pump up the beta-carotene in your morning with these Carrot Coconut Oatmeal Cookies. They are easy to grab on the go.

 

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Ingredients:

1 cup shredded carrots
1 1/2 cup oats
1/3 cup honey
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp egg whites
1/4 cup wheat bran
2 tbsp shredded coconut
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup mashed dates, pitted
2 tbsp pecans (optional)

 

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375 F

2. Put the pitted dates into the microwave with a tsp of water for 40 secs to soften. When they are done, mash them.

3. Combine and mix all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

4. Form into cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

5. Bake for 20 minutes, until brown.

 

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