This isn’t a cookie you pick up and take with you. You do need a spoon to eat it, but it totally tastes like a cookie. My 7 year old asks for this almost every day now. It comes together in less than 5 minutes, so I am totally OK with making this every morning.
You could change this up a million different ways. I put in chocolate chips, you could put in raisins or berries. Add peanut butter (I have done that, it is good). Stir in some cocoa powder for a chocolate version. You get the idea, the possibilities are endless.
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Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie
Adapted from Including Cake
1/4 cup Oats
2 Tbls whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbls maple syrup (I use sugar free)
3 Tbls vanilla Greek yogurt (I used Chobani Non-Fat)
1 Tbls chocolate chips
1 Tbls chopped nuts
Stir everything together in a bowl until everything is combined. Place in the center of a small microwave plate. The mixture will be pretty wet, this is not something you can really do with your hands. Gently press down, just slightly. Microwave for 60-70 seconds. Your cookie is done when it springs back, and is no longer sticky on top. Enjoy warm for gooey chocolate!
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