The Ultimate Breakfast Cookie

Photographed by Eric Helgas; Food Styled by Ali Nardi.
Why is this the ultimate breakfast cookie, you ask? That's easy: It combines all our favorite things: chocolate, corn flakes, cinnamon, and — wait for it — bacon. Even though the bacon comes in the form of the vegetarian variety (we aim to be inclusive here at R29!), the meeting of savory and sweet creates the perfect little grab-and-go breakfast.

Vegetarian Dark Chocolate-Bacon Breakfast Cookie


Ingredients
Makes 10 large cookies

1 1/4 cups basic dry baking mix
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup flaked cereal, such as corn flakes
2/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
2 tbsp vegetarian bacon bits
1 tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder
2 eggs
1 tbsp butter, melted
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
Confectioners’ sugar and chocolat jimmies for dusting, optional

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mats. Set aside.

3. Mix together all of the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Set aside.

4. Whisk together the eggs, butter, and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl and then stir into the dry
ingredients. Finally, fold in the Greek yogurt.

5. Scoop 2 to 3 tablespoon of batter into small heaps on the baking sheets and press with the back of the spoon.

6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until brown around the edges. Enjoy!
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