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Trail Mix Cookies

Soft and Chewy Trail Mix Cookies are a fun afternoon snack, healthy treat or the perfect snack for your next adventure. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: cookie, Cookies, Dairy Free, desserts, easy dessert, Easy Recipe, Gluten Free, healthy, healthy treat, lunchbox Idea, One Bowl, snacks
Servings: 30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour or use a 1-1 gluten free flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour or use a 1-1 gluten free flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter Earth's Balance or Coconut Oil for Dairy Free
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups trail mix or any combo of: chopped toasted nuts pecanssliced almonds, chocolate chips, dried fruit, sunflower seeds & pumpkin seeds (I typically do 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips 1 1/4 nuts & seeds and raisins)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Melt butter and let cool 1-2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile measure and whisk together flours, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon until well combined.
  • Add eggs and vanilla to flours and break up the yolks. Then add butter and mix all together with a spatula until fully combined and is a dough consistency.
  • Next fold in oats and trail mix until well combined.
  • Using a tablespoon or medium scoop portion dough onto sheet pan about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool for 2 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to cooling rack to cool completely (if you have the patience).

Notes

Note: The quantity of cookies will depend on what type of measuring spoon you use.  I use a medium scoop.