Recipes on January 22, 2009 by

Test Kitchen: Muesli Cookies

Many years ago I worked at a restaurant that offered Muesli on their breakfast menu. This was the first time I had ever heard of it and I discovered people’s love for the cereal by how many times I had to get out the ingredients to prepare the bowl which included yogurt and raspberry jam.

Muesli is a tasty cereal made of rolled grains, dried fruit and seeds. It was developed in the 19th century by a Swiss nutritionist and is unique since it is can be eaten either cold or hot. You can simply heat it up as a traditional morning hot cereal, or eat it with milk, yogurt, apple juice, fresh fruit or anything else you can think of. At the restaurant I worked at, the muesli was soaking in apple juice overnight, which gave it a distinctive consistency and blended well with extras added in.

This recipe comes from the back of our Old Country Style Muesli Cereal. The cookies are a perfect blend of sweetness and grain. The Muesli cereal adds great texture and with chocolate chips, everyone will enjoy them. The extra bonus is the nutrition since they are completely whole grain.

Chocolate Chip Muesli Cookies

1 cup Muesli – Old Country Style
3/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour
1/2 cup Butter or Non-hydrogenated Margarine, soft
3/4 cup Brown Sugar
1 – 6 oz. pkg Chocolate Chips
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
1 Egg

Preheat oven to 375°F. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together and set aside. Blend butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat in egg. Add the flour mixture and mix. Stir in Muesli and chocolate chips. Drop by the teaspoon on a lightly grease cookies sheet. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes. Makes 24 cookies.

There are more muesli recipes online as well! Muesli Muffins and Breakfast Muesli Bars are also great ways to enjoy this distinct cereal.


Bill says:

I’m making this recipe for the first time today, and we’re looking forward to the results. My only comment at this time is that the ingredients list is poorly organized. The order should match the order used in the recipe. The current order has dry mixed with wet.

Thanks for the note, we’ll reorder accordingly.

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