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Soft, Iron-Rich Orange and Chocolate Cookies

These simple and original patties contain baby cereal and sunflower seeds to replenish iron. This patty is perfect as a snack, dessert or breakfast on the go.


15 minutes


15 minutes


30 minutes


12 portions


  • 1 orange
  • 125 mL (½ cup) orange juice
  • 1 large egg
  • 45 mL (3 tablespoons) oil
  • 250 mL (1 cup) whole wheat flour
  • 500 mL (2 cups) oat baby cereal
  • 10 mL (2 teaspoons) baking powder
  • 2.5 mL (½ teaspoon) salt
  • 60 mL (¼ cup) sunflower seeds
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Zest the peel of the orange. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor, purée the orange flesh and juice. Add egg and oil. Mix well.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baby cereal, baking powder and salt.
  5. Stir liquid mixture into dry ingredients.
  6. Add sunflower seeds, chocolate chips and orange zest. Stir to combine.
  7. Shape into 12 small patties and place on a baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 173 kcal
Fat 8 g
Carbohydrates 22 g
Fibre 4 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 194 mg
Iron 4.6 mg

​Approved by our dietitian nutritionist

Can be stored for 7 days in an airtight container at room temperature.

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