Apple Sauce Breakfast Cookies

  • Prep Time:
    30 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    1 hours

  • Yield:
    3 1/2 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup Santa Cruz Organic® Apple Sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups dried fruits like cranberries, banana chips, papaya, pineapple and coconut, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup matchstick carrots, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice*


  1. HEAT oven to 325°F.
  2. CREAM brown sugar and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium until blended. Stir in egg, apple sauce, dried fruits and carrots. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin spice in separate medium bowl. Blend flour mixture into creamed mixture until well combined.
  3. SCOOP heaping tablespoons full of dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet 2 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack.
  4. Pumpkin Pie Spice: To make 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice combine 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice and 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 of 42 cookies
Calories Per Serving: 100
Total Fat Grams: 4g
Calories From Fat Grams: 35
Saturated Fat Grams: 2.5g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 13%
Cholesterol: 15mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 5%
Sodium: 80mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 3%
Carbohydrates: 15g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 5%
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 4%
Sugars: 8g
Protein: 1g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 8%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 2%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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