Apple pie cookies served on a black plate

Apple Pie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies – Winter Meal Prep for Weight Loss

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These healthy Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies will make your life easier! Ideal for your meal prep, you can bake them in bulk, store them in an airtight container, and take them with you wherever you go in the morning. Besides, you can freeze these cookies to make them last even longer!

The Apple Pie Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies are fully plant-based and high in protein. Plus, unlike many other healthy cookie recipes, they have no bananas in them. Although these cookies are not gluten-free, you can easily substitute whole wheat flour with almond flour, oat flour (click here to learn why oats are naturally gluten-free), or a gluten-free blend.

This recipe is part of my Winter Meal Prep for Weight Loss. Make sure to check it out for other healthy and delicious recipes, ideal for the colder months!

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Ingredient Selection Tips

Vanilla Protein Powder

There is an extensive selection of protein powders on the market, so you can try the one that suits you best. Always look for the no sugar or unrefined sugar option.

Apple Sauce

Always try to find unsweetened apple sauce, as there is no need for additional sugar.

Noteworthy Health Benefits


Oats are fiber-loaded, gluten-free, and very versatile in the kitchen. You can use this ingredient for making healthy breakfasts, pastries, cookies, and desserts. 

They are rich in zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, copper, manganese, and iron.

A regular intake of this exceptional food can bring you several different health benefits. Here are some of them:

  • They can lower bad cholesterol
  • May lower blood sugar level
  • Keeps you feeling full, which is good if you are watching your weight
  • Eases constipation
  • Lower risk of colon cancer
  • It may have an anti-inflammatory effect


Apples contain lots of fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins. 

Here are some benefits of eating apples regularly:

Apples may help lower cholesterol

They may do good for bone health

They can help lower the risk of heart disease

Apples are good for gut health

May protect against diabetes

Want to know more about the fantastic benefits of apples? Consider checking this article!


Walnuts are an incredible food. They are rich in omega-3 fats, and antioxidants and they are also low in carbs. 65% of walnuts are fats (polyunsaturated), and 15% are proteins, which means they are pretty high in calories.

Walnuts are also rich in copper, vitamin B6, phosphorus, folic acid, manganese, and vitamin E.

Health benefits:

  • Walnuts help lower the risk of heart diseases
  • They are good for brain health
  • They may prevent some types of cancer

apple pie breakfast cookies served on a black plate

Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies

Yum Caitlin Havener
Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies: a healthy, plant-based breakfast. Plus, unlike many other healthy cookies recipes, they have no banana in them!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 114 kcal



  • Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray it with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, add unsweet applesauce and ground flax. Mix well and wait a few minutes to allow the flax seeds to form a gel.
  • Add the protein powder, salt, baking powder, whole wheat flour, and apple pie spices. Mix until everything is well combined.
  • Fold the mixture in oats, diced apples, and walnuts.
  • Place the cookies on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for ~35 minutes at 350° F, or until the cookies are firm, and the sides and bottom are golden brown.



Nutrition Facts
Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies
Amount per Serving
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword apple pie oatmeal cookies, healthy breakfast, vegan breakfast, vegan cookies, vegan snack
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  1. What kind of protein powder do you bake with? Whey?.casein? Etc

    • I used whey! If you try any other kids, let me know if it worked! I need to test some others. Just posted this yesterday. Hope you love the recipe! I’m eating one this morning and it’s SOO good! 🙂

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