Northwest Pear Breakfast Cookie

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Northwest Pear Breakfast Cookie

Jumpstart your day with this chewy, filling breakfast cookie. With a mixture of granola, raisins, and whole-wheat flour, it will keep you going strong until lunch.

Ingredients

1 ½ cups quick cooking oatmeal
1 cup plain granola
½ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup nonfat dry milk powder
1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
¾ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 Pears, cored, cut into ¼-inch cubes
½ cup canola oil
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup raisins

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Mix oatmeal, granola, whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, dry milk powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and nutmeg in medium bowl; set aside.

Mix pears with remaining cinnamon; set aside

Beat oil, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla on low speed for 1 minute until blended. Add oat mixture and beat on low 1 minute, until blended. Stir in pears and raisins until just mixed.

Place ¼ cup dough on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes until edges are set and top is golden brown. Cool 3 minutes and remove from pan.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 18 to 22 minutes

Yield: Makes 14 cookies

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Analysis per Serving: Calories 250 (32% Calories from Fat); 4g Protein