Rocky Cookies

 

2 cups old fashioned oats

1 cup steel cut oats

1 cups whole wheat flour (or oat flour)

teaspoon baking soda

teaspoon cinnamon (can also add a dash of cloves and/or nutmeg)

Sprinkle of sea salt

Handful of bittersweet chocolate chunks

Handful of raisins

Handful of dried cranberries

Handful of walnuts

Handful of wheat germ

Handful of flax see meal

Handful of seeds if you like them (sunflower, pepitas, flax, sesame, etc.)

 

1 egg

cup real maple syrup (or any variation of this, honey, agave, and/or molasses)

cup plain, unsweetened applesauce

1/3 cup coconut or olive oil

1 teaspoon vanilla

cup canned pumpkin (or a well ripened banana)

1 large scoop of peanut butter (or almond or cashew butter)

 

Preheat the oven to 375.

 

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix. The batter will be wicked stiff. Scoop the batter by the tablespoon onto a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper (cookies will not spread).

 

Bake for 15-25 minutes (depending on your oven).