Muesli cookies recipe

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serves: 18
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • Cookie for breakfast? With these crunchy muesli cookies, having a cookie for breakfast is perfectly acceptable served with a glass of milk. Packed full of muesli, cinnamon and ground ginger, these cookies are bursting full of flavour and make a breakfast with a difference to help kick start your day differently.


    • 170g softened butter
    • 175g light brown sugar
    • 100g granulated sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • ½tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • ½tsp salt
    • ½tsp cinnamon
    • ½tsp ground ginger
    • 240g plain flour
    • 200g muesli


    • Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F/Fan 170°C/Gas Mark 5. Line 3 baking sheets with baking parchment or greaseproof paper.

    • In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugars. Add the egg and beat.

    • Sift together the baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and flour. Add to the sugar, butter and eggs and mix to a stiff dough.

    • Stir through the muesli and chill for 30 mins. Form into 18 balls and spread out on the baking sheets.

    • Bake for 10 mins, or until the cookies are golden around the edges. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 mins before transferring to a wire rack to cool fully.

    Top tip for making Muesli cookies

    Bake for an extra 5 minutes for a crunchier cookie.

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