Breakfast Cookies with Dates, Almonds and Honey

Many of us have started the year with a goal to be more healthy, work out regularly and pay more attention to what we are eating. Now when we have already reached February it might be difficult to stay motivated and stick to all these good habits. To help you out a little bit, here is a great recipe for some nutritious power-packed bites. Perfect to start your day or eat on the go :)

This is a modified version of the recipe published on the issue 6 of Donna Hay Fresh + Light. Surprisingly we came across this Australian food magazine in our local grocery store and it happened to be their spring issue filled with loads of inspiring recipes and amazing photos. Definitely one of our favourite food magazines at the moment :)


10 fresh dates
100g rolled oats
100ml milk
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg
120g almonds, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1-2 teaspoons honey (we used our spring honey)


  1. Preheat oven to 180C

  2. Place the dates in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 10 minutes.

  3. Once the dates have softened take them out of the water, remove the stones and mash with the fork in a large bowl.

  4. Add oats, milk, cinnamon, egg, almonds, chia seeds and honey. Mix well.

  5. Roll the mixture into 10 small balls and flatten slightly. Place the the cookies onto a large baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper.

  6. Cook for 20 minutes or until golden. 

  7. Once ready let the cookies cool for 5-10 minutes. 

  8. Enjoy with cold milk or hot linden tea.


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