Gluten Free Breakfast Cookies

Hello!  My kid got the job.  Only 2 days a week though so we are going to look into something else for 3 days!  I am so proud of her!  Thanks for the positive thoughts!

I cannot believe I finally got to make these breakfast cookies today.  I have been wanting to make them since I saw this post at Iowa Girl Eats!

Check out her site for this recipe AND many others.  I have been following her for many years.  You will love her easy to follow recipes, easy to print out and pretty images as well.

I started my Sunday like a normally do.  Hanging out in my bed with my my iPad, kitties and a good book.  I actually finished another book this morning.

Can I just add here that reading is a blessing and I cannot tell you how it is helping to save my sanity during this journey!

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Once my kid woke up and I could start banging away in the kitchen, I got started!

I pulled out my presto shooter to make the shredded carrots.  I don’t use this often, not since last Christmas, hence the bow.  However, I would not be without one of these now.

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I had everything I needed on hand today because I bought the ingredients a long time ago!

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Since I had all these expensive ingredients, come hell or high water, I was determined to get these made!

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They turned out great!  Look!

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Look how nice and brown, NOT BLACK the bottoms are!  Remember this?

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If you have been reading for awhile you know that my stove is horrible.  It burns everything.

But not these~!

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Perfection!  (You don’t come here for the pretty pictures right?)  😉

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This is why they did not burn!

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I finally wised up!  This and I put the oven rack up high and turn oven down low.  I think I figured it out finally.

I froze some of these.  My kid loves them.  She did sprinkle on a little sugar to sweeten a bit.

The best thing about cooking and baking at home is you know what is in the the food.  Other than that, I just think buying already made is so much easier.

I have lots of left over Oats and flour so now I have to make something else.  Gluten Free Oatmeal cookies maybe?  Now that I won’t burn them!

I hope you have a wonderful rest of your day!

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10 thoughts on “Gluten Free Breakfast Cookies

  1. Yay on the first job – always an exciting time!!! Once they see what a good worker she is, maybe they’ll increase her hours. It’s funny, my kids are as lazy as could be at home but let me tell you, they have a fantastic work ethic so we must have done something right 🙂

    Not sure about the cookies….they look very healthy which is usually NOT the way I go 😦 They do look perfectly cooked though – LOVE that parchment paper 🙂 Are they moist?

    • Yes! They are super moist! If i make them again I would def sweeten them up. Maybe instead of nuts I would use dates.

      Healthy can be good! ;/( sometimes!

  2. Yum, I think the cookies look good. I like to bake with pumpkin instead of oil and eggs. Yea for your daughter getting the paying gig. I bet she’ll do a great job and it will lead to bigger things. I’m on a good roll with my books. I’ll finish a really good one tonight, Walden On Wheels. Then I’m starting one by Stephanie Marston. Were you the one who mentioned her?

  3. Congratulations to your daughter! I had a hunch she’d get the job, and hopefully able to find something else to fill her days.

    Good job on the cookies, although I admit I am not a carrot fan AT ALL (do not even like carrot cake). I’ve made some applesauce oatmeal muffins that used gluten-free flour, but they did have some sugar and I added blueberries, so perhaps not quite as healthy as your breakfast cookies.

    • Those muffins sound good! I should look for a recipe then do what Kim does, use pumpkin instead of oil and eggs! Now that I prob won’t burn everything! 😉

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