Cinnamon Apple Cranberry Cookies (or Breakfast Bars)


  • 1 cup quick oats or rolled oats

  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • ¼ tsp sea salt

  • 2 tsp cinnamon

  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg

  • 1/3 tsp allspice

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • ½ cup maple syrup

  • 1 large apple, finely diced

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

Glaze (Optional)

  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 1-2 tsp lemon juice or almond milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients - flour, oats, baking powder, salt, and spices.

  3. In a separate bowl whisk the egg. Add coconut oil, vanilla, and honey. Mix well with a whisk until well combined.

  4. Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients and mix. Finally, stir in the grated or chopped apples and dried cranberries or raisins.

  5. With a cookie scoop or spoon, scoop the dough, then shape into slightly flattened balls. Arrange the cookies 1-inches apart on the prepared baking sheet (they do not spread).

  6. Bake for 12 minutes oruntil the edges of the cookies begin to brown. Cool on a wire rack.

  7. (Optional) While the cookies cool, prepare the glaze. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar with lemon juice or milk. Mix adding liquid if needed until desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over the cookies, let set.

  8. Enjoy!

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