Healthful Breakfast Recipe: Apricot Granola Biscuits

Start your day with deliciously healthful herbal scones, muffins and breads.

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Makes about 3½ dozen biscuits

If cicely is not to your liking, try lemon thyme.

• ½ cup rice or soy milk      
• 1 large egg
• 2 tablespoons olive oil     
• 2 cups Whole-Grain Granola (homemade or store-bought)
• ½ cup whole wheat flour  
• ¼ cup chopped dried apricots
• 3 tablespoons organic cane sugar
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sweet cicely or chervil     
• ¼ cup shredded coconut, optional

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly oil two baking sheets.

2. In a large bowl, beat milk and egg together until frothy. Beat in oil. Stir in granola, flour, apricots, sugar, sweet cicely and coconut if using.

3. Drop by the tablespoon, about 1 inch apart, onto prepared baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a fork.

4. Bake 10 minutes, until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack. Store cool biscuits in an airtight container up to 5 days; store in freezer up to 2 months.

Pat Crocker is a culinary herbalist and author of several award-winning books. Contact her through , or at .

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