Start the Day with these 5 Healthy Breakfast Cookies

 


Cookies for breakfast might not sound like a great idea, but with these five healthy breakfast cookies you can enjoy a cookie for breakfast everyday without any of the guilt! As an added bonus these cookies are great for breakfasts on the go. They can also be frozen for later on.

Paleo Zucchini Breakfast Cookies

Paleo Zucchini Breakfast Cookies

Paleo Zucchini Breakfast Cookies

Makes 12

Made without any grains, dairy or refined sugars, these zucchini breakfast cookies are paleo-diet friendly.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup zucchini, shredded
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips, dairy-free [optional]

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the almond butter, egg, vanilla extract, zucchini and coconut sugar until smooth.
  3. Add the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, sea salt and cinnamon. Mix until no lumps remain. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop out 2 tablespoons of batter and shape into cookie shape. Place on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Bake for 10-13 minutes.
Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies

Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies

Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies

Makes 12

Banana bread in cookie form, these breakfast cookies are loaded with complex carbohydrates for sustained energy all morning long.

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana, mashed
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, beat together the almond butter and banana until smooth. Add the coconut sugar, vanilla extract and almond milk.
  3. Add the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and sea salt. Mix until no lumps remain. Stir in the walnuts.
  4. Using your hands, form two tablespoons of dough into a cookie shape. Place on the baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Bake cookies for 15 minutes or until golden.
Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Cookies

Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Cookies

Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Cookies

Makes 12 cookies

These blueberry muffin breakfast cookies are made without any butter or oil and yet they taste just like the tops of a blueberry muffin!

Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 bananas, ripe
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Beat together the almond butter, maple syrup, bananas and vanilla extract until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until just incorporated.
  3. Scoop batter out by ¼ cup, making 12 large cookies. Press down gently and shape them so that they are formed. Bake for 15 minutes or until slightly brown.
Double Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Double Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Double Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Makes 12

Enjoy chocolate for breakfast with these healthy breakfast cookies. Whipped together easily in a blender, these cookies are made without any flour, dairy or oil.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 banana, ripe
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add the oats, cocoa powder and baking powder to a high-speed blender. Pulse on high until oats have broken down into a flour.
  3. Add the almond milk, banana, almond butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract to the blender. Blend on high until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop batter onto baking pan two tablespoons at a time. Bake for 15 minutes or until cookies are firm to the touch.
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Makes 12

These carrot cake breakfast cookies taste just like a slice of the real thing but without all of the unwanted calories and excess fat!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¾ cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, softened
  • 1 egg, whisk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 1 large carrot, grated

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, egg, maple syrup, milk and vanilla until smooth. Add the oats, flour, baking powder and spices. Stir in the grated carrots until incorporated.
  3. Drop batter onto baking sheet by two tablespoons. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Enjoy cookies for breakfast with any of these healthy breakfast cookies. Full of complex carbohydrates, filling protein, vitamins and minerals, you won’t believe how delicious these healthy breakfast cookies taste!

If you enjoyed this article and want to try out a few of these recipes, also check out our oatmeal goji berry cookie recipe, and chocolate chip quinoa cookie recipe write ups.