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Sugar Free Breakfast Cookies - Naturally leavened for better digestion l Homestead Lady.com

Naturally Leavened Breakfast Cookies

Yes, cookies for breakfast.  The grains are soaked overnight with sourdough starter to partially break them down and make them easier to digest.

Serving Suggestion 6


  • 1 cup Bob's Red Mill Organic High Fiber Hot Cereal - Or a mix of oats OR washed quinoa and cracked wheat
  • 1 cup whole grain wheat flour
  • 1 cup sourdough starter
  • 3/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup raw honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp each cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves
  • 1 tsp baking soda, optional Will rise higher with, but not necessary
  • 1/2 - 1 cup fair trade chocolate or carob chips, optional To stay sugar free, omit


  1. Mix cereal, flour, apple sauce and sourdough starter well. Cover and let sit overnight or at least six hours or overnight.
  2. In the morning, preheat oven to 400.
  3. Mix in rest of the ingredients and spoon in rounded chunks onto greased baking sheet. Bake 13-15 minutes or until slightly brown on top.

Recipe Notes

This recipe was adapted from Bob Red Mill's Wholesome Coconut Cookie.