Energy Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 dozen

    • Difficulty


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By Peter Reinhart

Published 1991

  • About

What I was looking for was a crisp, chewy, substantial cookie that also tasted as good the next day. It must have surprise in each bite and a flavor that fills the mouth on more than one level. I also wanted a semblance of healthfulness.


  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup



Combine the seeds and roast or toast them in a dry frying pan until they crackle. Remove them from the heat immediately and place them in a large bowl. Add the rest of the dry ingredients. Drain the raisins, reserving the water, and add them to the bowl together with the oil and honey. Mix together with fingers, a large spoon, or with an electric mixer. Add water until you have