This recipe can also be found in my cookbook The Best Homemade Kids’ Lunches on the Planet.
You can reduce the sweetness to 1/3 cup of honey or use maple syrup. Please note that quick cooking oats are not the same thing as rolled oats/old fashion oats. The cookies will not hold their shape if you use quick oats. Whole-wheat flour can be swapped out with all-purpose gluten-free flour. The milk powder/protein powder is optional; if you are not using it, omit water).