Ride Cookies are as a great snack for any athlete, but with little more protein than the average ‘energy’ bar they also work well for nutrition on a  loooong run, or mixing up flavours/textures on long rides 🙂


(makes 16-20)

  • 175g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 75g rolled oats
  • 75g brown sugar
  • 115g dried apricots (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp flaked almonds
  • 165g natural yoghurt
  • 45mL oil (extra virgin olive / macadamia etc)
  • OPTIONAL: 100g block 70-90% cocoa chocolate
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C; grease/line 1 baking tray
  2. In a mixing bowl, sift the flour, baking powder & cinnamon. Stir in oats, sugar, apricots & nuts.
  3. Beat together the yoghurt & oil, then add to the flour mixture – stir until well combined.
  4. Use your hands to roll small balls (approx 16-20), place on the tray & flatten.
  5. If adding the chocolate add some chunks to the top of the cookies before baking.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden.
  7. Cool & eat!