A few years ago, I was browsing through some old recipe files that a co-worker sent me. We were looking forward to the upcoming anniversary of one of the programs we both work for and she thought some of the recipes might be fun to bring back. I was skeptical, but I like recipes, so I started reading. It turned out that she was right and I found quite a few recipes that we have been able to bring back over the past year.
One of those throwback recipes is our September recipe of the month, Breakfast Cookies. These cookies check off a lot of boxes for me.
- They combine fresh apples and dried fruit with shredded cheese to give the salty/sweet flavor combination that I love.
- The oatmeal provides some fiber, which makes me feel full longer.
- They store well, so I can make them at night and they are ready to go for breakfast in the morning.
These cookies are great for a quick breakfast, which is important to me on school days. I like to sit down to breakfast with my children before they head off to school, but I usually do not have time to make a big meal. If I make these the night before, we feel less rushed in the morning and we can enjoy our meal together before they are off for the day. Follow along with our blog for the rest of the month for more ideas on eating meals with your children and eating breakfast.