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Power can be a good thing–If it isn’t abused, as it so often is. Super Power Cookies can be a really good thing. If they aren’t abused, which is difficult. You will be tempted to skip breakfast or lunch, simply substituting Super Power Cookies for meals because a) they taste so good, b) they give you as much energy as you’d get from a meal, c) they are very healthy or d) all of the above. Correct response: d) all of the above.

Super Power Cookie

Super Power Cookie 

  • 1½ c spelt flour
  • 1/2 t each sea salt, cinnamon
  • 1 T each ground flax seeds, chia seeds
  • 1¾ c rolled oats, quick cooking used here
  • 1/2 c each sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, raisins
  • 1/3 c each melted coconut oil, molasses
  • 1 c almond milk (or half coconut milk and half water)
  • 1 c good quality dark chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F.

Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and cinnamon. Add oats, raisins and seeds.

In a small bowl, blend oil, molasses and milk. Add to dry mixture, and mix well using your hands. Add chocolate chips.

Form tablespoon-sized ball shapes, and flatten. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until tops are set. Cool before serving. Makes 2 dozen cookies.

Super Power Cookie Print Ready Recipe

Super Power Cookie

Final notes:

  • The recipe is inspired by Whole Foods Power Cookie. Credit to my son Andrew, for steering me towards this wonderful treat. Congrats to Andrew for completing the Gran Fondo. That’s 170 km of biking around Bear Mountain, NY. Super power indeed!
  • When you hear the word “cookie,” you probably think of a powerful rush of sugar. But just as this Super Power Cookie gives you that slow steady energy you need, Susan Schwartz of The Montreal Gazette explains the benefits to slow in a quick fix world.
  • How about some passionate advice that can move you forward in life? Listen to Dr. Mo.
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