Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies with Pineapple Cream Cheese Icing

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makes 12 large or 16 regular cookies

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2 mashed bananas
2/3 cup applesauce
2/3 cup pureed cooked carrots ((I nuke my sliced carrots until they’re getting soft, then puree them in my small food processor))
1 cup shredded carrots
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp dark molasses
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup ground almond flour
1 1/2 cup old fashioned oatmeal ~ uncooked
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

** Optional ‘Pineapple Cream Cheese Icing’
1/4 cup plain fat free or low fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup fat free or low fat cream cheese
1 Tbsp crushed pineapple, drained (or more to taste) *optional
3 packets Equal (or your favorite sweetener, to taste)

Preheat heat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl mix ~ vanilla extract, molasses & spices into the applesauce & carrot puree. When fully blended stir in the mashed banana & the shredded carrots until well combined.

Stir in the dry ingredients ~ oatmeal, almond flour, raisins & walnuts ~ combine until well blended. Let mixture sit for 10 minutes.

Drop cookie dough, by spoonfuls, onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet & flatten cookies into rounds.

Bake approx. 35-45 minutes, or until golden & done. (time depends on how thick the cookies are)

From “Watching what I eat” blogspot.

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6 thoughts on “Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies with Pineapple Cream Cheese Icing

      • 40 Days of eating no dairy, no carbs (well very very very little carbs) no added oils and no sugar. When we eat, at meals we have 5 oz’s of protein with low-glycemic veggies. Roughly around 400 cal per meal. We are in weight loss mode though…so this may need to be different for you. This has really made me reinvent how we eat as a family and how much we eat and also how to prepare food without ready made sauces from the store!

      • i did a rΓ©gimen similar to this when i was cutting, it was hard but great results! I need to do it again ( put some unwanted lbs during vacation!!!) thanks for responding! have a great one!! good luck!

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