Cookies for breakfast? I say yes! Especially if they are made with wholesome ingredients that will fuel anyone’s day.
Oats, fruit, nut butter (or nut-free) a little honey… all ingredients you’d eat at breakfast, right? These breakfast cookie recipes are everything you need to enjoy your first meal in the morning: nutritious, delicious, perfect to eat on the go, and so easy to make!
What are Breakfast Cookies
What do we need to start the day? A meal that provides energy and leaves us satisfied until lunch. That’s exactly what a breakfast cookie is: high in protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates. You can feel good about eating one of these for breakfast!
If your kids don’t want to get out of bed, wait until they smell these scrumptious cookies! They will jump out of bed! The entire family will enjoy eating one of these at home, on the go, or as a healthy snack.
Breakfast Cookie Recipes
My kids love cookies so I have many easy recipes I can bake quickly or make ahead for busy mornings. You can customize them and make them gluten-free!
These cookies are soft and chewy, and every bite includes a burst of deliciously sweet blueberry.
They’re super delicious and nutritious making them great for a quick breakfast or a healthy snack!
Unlike the cardboard gluten-free store-bought cookies, these are tasty and nutritious.
They have lots of added fiber from the flax and oats, plus protein. A wholesome breakfast that also tastes spectacular!
Who wouldn’t want chocolate for breakfast, right? Naturally sweetened with bananas, these oat-based cookies taste like a treat.
Like a carrot cake, but much healthier. These cookies have a hearty, chewy texture and come together quickly in one bowl!
Egg-free, dairy-free, and grain-free cookies with lots of fiber and protein for a scrumptious breakfast that everyone will love!
These make a terrific snack for those of us who have athletic kids and needed to make meals count.
Way better for you than eating pie in the morning. They’re chewy, taste like fall, and they’re so good…. they’re addicting!
For those of us that love granola, these muesli cookies are the thing to make!
Loaded with texture and flavor they’re a nutritious way to start the day.
If you typically grab a protein bar on the way out, these epic protein breakfast cookies are for you!
Use your favorite protein powder in the recipe and you’re set!
Can You Freeze Breakfast Cookies
Breakfast cookies are easy to make ahead and freeze for later; making them a great option for busy mornings!
You can freeze breakfast cookie dough unbaked for up to 3 months in an airtight container. In the morning, you simply bake however many you need while you get ready. Tip: label your zip bag or container with the oven temperature and cooking time.
Baked breakfast cookies can be frozen after they’ve cooled down as well and in the morning, you can thaw them on the counter for 10 or so minutes or pop them in the microwave for 15 to 20 seconds.
What to Eat with Breakfast Cookies
Breakfast cookies pair perfectly with scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt, a smoothie, coffee, juice… anything!
Here are a few pairings to get you started:
Smoothies: tasty, packed with nutrients, and an easy and quick option to take all those veggies and fruit we say we should eat daily. Strawberries, apples, spinach, peach… you choose! And you can make the smoothies even more powerful by adding protein powder.
Fruits: diced apples, pineapples, pears, sliced bananas, or berries. A fresh option to eat with cookies!
Yogurt: fresh, creamy, and tasty. High in protein, vitamins, and minerals that are good for you!
Fruit and yogurt parfait: why should you choose one if you can have both! Grab a glass and add your favorite fruits and yogurt to enjoy with these cookie recipes.Print
8 Breakfast Cookie Recipes + Peanut Butter Chocolate Breakfast Cookie
These cookies for breakfast are everything you need to enjoy your first meal in the morning: nutritious, tasty, and easy to make!
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 13 minutes
- Total Time: 23 minutes
- Yield: 15 1x
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Oven Baked
- ½ cup mashed banana, about one large
- ½ cup chunky peanut butter, or nut-free
- ¼ cup honey
- 1 teaspoon liquid stevia
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 ¼ cup quick oats
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ⅓ cup cocoa powder
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, stir together the banana, peanut butter, honey, stevia, vanilla, and water.
- To the banana and peanut butter mixture add the oats, baking powder, and cocoa powder.
- Stir the oat mixture into the banana mixture until combined.
- Using a cookie scooper, drop mounds of dough 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets. Using your hands, flatten, and spread each mound of dough shaped like a cookie.
- Place in the preheated oven and bake for 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow cookies to cool down.
- Serving Size: 1 cookie
- Calories: 101
- Sugar: 6.1g
- Sodium: 42.6mg
- Fat: 5g
- Saturated Fat: 0.9g
- Carbohydrates: 13.3g
- Fiber: 2g
- Protein: 3.4g
- Cholesterol: 0mg