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Great-Start Breakfast Cookies

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Mix carrots and crushed cereal into oatmeal cookie dough to bake a dozen good-morning breakfast cookies.

Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Teresa Ralston
New Albany, Ohio

1/2
cup chopped pecans
1
package Pillsbury™ Big Deluxe refrigerated oatmeal raisin cookies
1
cup finely shredded carrots
2 1/2
cups toasted whole wheat flake cereal, crushed to 1 cup
1/2
cup flaked coconut
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons fresh orange juice
3
orange slices, if desired
3
large strawberries, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. To toast pecans, spread in 15x10-inch pan with sides. Bake 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Line 2 cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or spray with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add carrots, cereal, toasted pecans, coconut, orange peel, salt, and cinnamon. Mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands, until well blended. Divide dough into 12 equal portions (rounded 1/4 cup each). Place 6 portions of dough on each cookie sheet. Flatten each to 2 3/4-inch round.
  • 3 Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until edges are set and bottoms are golden brown. Cool on cookie sheets 3 minutes. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine powdered sugar and orange juice; blend well. Spoon glaze over cookies. Place cookies on serving platter; garnish with orange slices and strawberries. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. To toast pecans, spread in 15x10-inch pan with sides. Bake 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Line 2 cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or spray with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add carrots, cereal, toasted pecans, coconut, orange peel, salt, and cinnamon. Mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands, until well blended. Divide dough into 12 equal portions (rounded 1/4 cup each). Place 6 portions of dough on each cookie sheet. Flatten each to 2 3/4-inch round.
  • 3 Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until edges are set and bottoms are golden brown. Cool on cookie sheets 3 minutes. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine powdered sugar and orange juice; blend well. Spoon glaze over cookies. Place cookies on serving platter; garnish with orange slices and strawberries. Store in tightly covered container.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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