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Flaxseed Breakfast Cookies


Not a fan of big breakfasts or you just don't have the time to make a big breakfast? Give these flaxseed breakfast cookies a try. They are crunchy, lightly sweetened and have a touch of cinnamon.

The best part is they are large cookies but only have 1/2 a net carb per cookie (not including the sweeteners that don't spike glucose levels) and are grain free, gluten free and dairy free!

I made a number of changes to this recipe. https://www.diabetesdaily.com/forum/low-carb-diet/52232-flaxseed-breakfast-cookies/

Flaxseed Breakfast Cookies Only 1/2 net carb per cookie! 1/3 cup melted coconut oil (I use this brand) 1/3 cup erythritol (I use this brand) 1/4 tsp. Stevia or equivalent to 1/4 cup sugar (I use this brand) 1 lg. egg 2 tsp. lemon juice or apple cider vinegar 1-1/2 cups ground flax seeds (flax meal) (I use this brand) 1/4 cup hemp seeds (I use this brand) 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. unrefined sea salt (I use this brand) 1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. In a medium bowl, combine coconut oil, erythritol, egg, lemon juice, vanilla and stevia; whisk or stir until thoroughly blended. In another bowl, combine flax, hemp seeds, walnuts, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; mix well. Add to coconut oil mixture; mix thoroughly. 3. Using a medium cookie scoop (3 tablespoons) drop 3 inches apart, forming 12 cookies. Press cookies down using wax paper and the bottom of a to form 3 inch cookies. Bake 13-16 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool completely on baking sheet. Store in an air-tight container. I keep mine in the fridge. Servings: 12 Yield: 1 dozen Nutritional Analysis Serving size: 1/12 of a recipe (1.1 ounces). Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients not including the sweeteners since they do not increase glucose levels. Amount Per Serving Calories 155.76 Total Fat 14.77g Saturated Fat 5.7g Cholesterol 15.5mg Sodium 97.94mg Potassium 18.33mg Total Carbohydrates 4.99g Fiber 4.5g Sugar 0.11g Protein 5.84g

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