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Dr. Mike's Power Cookie

Dr. Mike's Power Cookie

Dr. Mike’s Power Cookies are one of the most popular recipes in the 17 Day Diet lifestyle.
They are so versatile that you can have them for breakfast, dessert or a snack – your choice!
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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Servings: 4 cookies
Author: Dr. Mike Moreno


  • 1/3 cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp almond paste 1 tsp of almond extract can be substituted for the almond paste
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed oil

    you may also use olive or coconut oil

  • 10 packets Truvia
  • 1/4 cup Agave nectar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup vanilla whey powder
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat together applesauce, almond paste, flaxseed oil, Truvia, and agave nectar.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, pepper and whey powder. Beat thoroughly.
  • Stir in oats, cherries and almonds. Mix well.
  • Divide dough so that you have 18 cookies.
  • Drop the batter by large tablespoons onto a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with vegetable cooking spray.
  • Flatten each cookie with the back of a spoon.
  • Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until brown.
  • Remove from oven. Cool and store in a plastic container.


Each Dr. Mike’s Power Cookie supplies 128 calories and can be enjoyed on the Activate, Achieve and Arrive Cycles for breakfast or as a snack.
Each cookie counts as 1 protein and 1 all-natural starch for the 17 Day Diet.