Morning Glory Breakfast Cookies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

I use an ice cream scoop to make the cookies..the dough is kind of sticky..these are excellent..I like grab a handful for my friends and myself on garage sale days!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Position a rack in the middle of the oven.
  2. preheat oven to 350*.
  3. line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  4. sift flour, baking power, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter, sugar and orange zest until smoothly blended -- about 1 minute. Stop the mixer and scrape the sides of the bowl as needed during mixing. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until blended, about 1 minute. Mix in the carrots, apple, raisins, coconut and walnuts.
  6. The batter will become quite liquid from the moist carrots and apples.
  7. on low speed, add the flour mixture ,mixing just until incorporated. the dough will be soft and sticky.
  8. using an ice cream scoop, preferably, or measuring cup with 1/4 cup capacity, scoop mounds of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing the cookies at least 2 1/2" apart.
  9. bake the cookies one sheet at a time until the bottoms are browned and the tops are pale but firm, and a toothpick inserted near the center of a cookie comes out dry, about 20 minutes.
  10. cool the cookies on the baking sheet for 5 minutes., then using a wide metal spatula, transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  11. dust the cooled cookies with powdered sugar -- if desired.The cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 4 days.
Most Helpful

5 5

These are awesome. I also would like to know how much sugar the actual recipe calls for. I used 1/2c sugar and 1/2 c brown sugar. They turned out great. I also didn't have an apple but I used dried apple bits instead. Lisa

3 5

I made these to use up some ingredients I had, but they just weren't for me. The flavors were good, but the texture was more like a muffin.

5 5

These are superb! Light, fluffy, yummy and easy to make! I used applesauce instead of the grated apple and a jar of carrot baby food in place of the grated carots. I loved the coconut in these, and I'm not usually a big coconut fan. It's just a small amount, so you don't get a huge bite of coconut. I'll probably be making these once or twice a month, if not more! Thanks!