Great-Start Breakfast Cookies

Mix carrots and crushed cereal into oatmeal cookie dough to bake a dozen good-morning breakfast cookies.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

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
  • 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
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    33g
    33%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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