[recipe] pumpkin spice breakfast cookies

Cookies for breakfast?  And they are pumpkin spice?  Be still my autumnal heart.

With these breakfast cookies, you can delight in harvesting a feeling of abundance and joy without any extra sugar.

Imagine yourself strolling through a pumpkin patch on a crisp fall morning as you snuggle up under a warm blanket with a cup of your favorite tea and one of these delicious gems.

Enjoy!

pumpkin spice breakfast cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup + 2-4 Tbsp coconut flour [see note]
  • 1/2 cup crystallized sweetener [of choice, i.e. Lakanto]
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil [melted]
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips [of choice]

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Add 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp coconut flour, crystallized sweetener [of choice],baking powder, salt, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice to a large bowl.Stir to combine.

  3. Then, to a separate, smaller bowl, add pumpkin puree, eggs, melted coconut oil and vanilla extract. Whisk until thoroughly incorporated.

  4. Next, add wet ingredients to dry ingredients.

  5. Gently fold in chocolate chips with a spatula, and add more coconut flour [if necessary, see note].

  6. Then, form into balls and place on prepared baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until firm to the touch.

  8. Allow to cool slightly before enjoying!

Recipe Notes

Coconut flours vary in density - if the batter is not thick enough to roll into balls, add more coconut flour in step 5, 1 tsp at a time until desired consistency is reached [up to 2 Tbsp coconut flour].

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