WATCH: Want Cookies For Breakfast? Here's a Superfood Recipe To-Go!

October 20, 2015
by Dana Poblete for Thrive Market
Wait, you're telling me I can eat cookies for breakfast?! Yes, yes we are! But not just any cookies—this recipe is packed with nutrition to kick-start your day healthfully.

Ready to whip up a batch of superfood breakfast cookies? They're so easy. Just check out the video and see the recipe below. Final step: Breeze out the door with a handful of these Paleo and gluten-free goodies and feel energized and mentally sharp all day long.

Yield: 18 to 20 cookies
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1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup cashews
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1 cup coconut flakes
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon flax seeds, ground
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup almonds, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup mixed goji berries, mulberries, and golden berries
3 ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a blender or food processor, coarsely grind together pumpkin seeds, walnuts, cashews, and shredded coconut. Pour mixture into large bowl and mix with coconut flakes, ground ginger, ground flax seeds, salt, almonds, and mixed dried berries.
In a small bowl, whisk together bananas, coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Pour mixture into dry nut and seed mixture and mix to thoroughly combine.
With a 1 1/2 inch to 2 inch scoop, scoop out cookies and place 1 inch apart on baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, rotating the sheet halfway through the baking time. When cookies are golden brown, remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet.

Video credits
Produced & Directed by: Liza Glucoft
Director of Photography: Naeem Munaf
Editor: Stephanie Provence
Recipe and Styling by: Merce Muse

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