Butternut Squash Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups pre cooked butternut squash
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp round cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, almonds, or pecans
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, sesame or pumpkin seeds 


Instructions

  1. Mix squash, sugar, oil, egg and vanilla in a large bowl.  
  2. In a separate bowl sift together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. 
  3. Fold flour mixture into the squash mix until well blended. 
  4. Stir in nuts, chocolate chips and seeds.  
  5. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto 2 large un-oiled baking sheets about 18 on each pan. 
  6. Bake at 375 for 10-15 minutes