Healthy breakfast cookies
Nope, you didn’t read the headline wrong. We’re talking about cookies that are healthy enough to eat for breakfast. The breakfast cookie might be the new muffin.
1) Paleo banana breakfast cookies
The base of this recipe is mashed bananas and they are the only sweetener of this cookie recipe. With almond butter for healthy fat and an egg to keep everything together, this recipe is simple and tasty. These paleo cookies also leave your options for mix-ins open, with recommendations for pecan pieces, hemp hearts, chia seeds, or shredded coconut.
2) Oatmeal raisin breakfast cookies
This recipe makes about 19 cookies. You can choose whether you wish to sweeten with applesauce or mashed bananas. These cookies are similar to the trail mix cookies from Starbucks (except better for you).
Rice krispies find another breakfast life in these cookies (you can use gluten free rice krispies to keep the whole thing gluten-free if you desire).
4) Mini chocolate chip breakfast cookies
Few are better than Chocolate Covered Katie for removing the guilt from traditionally sinful recipes. This recipe makes 10-12 cookies, at approximately 35 calories each.
5) Sweet potato breakfast cookies
Sweet potato is a staple in many runner’s diets and this recipe is a fun way to indulge in it for breakfast. You can flavour these with pumpkin spice for a morning pick me up.
6) Blueberry breakfast cookies
You can use fresh or frozen blueberries to flavour these cookies that are a healthy take with no added sugar on your traditional oatmeal ones.
7) Carrot cake breakfast cookies
If you’ve ever wanted to eat leftover carrot cake for breakfast, these cookies can be your healthier consolation recipe. This vegan offering yields somewhere between 15-18 cookies.
8) Way-too-healthy emergency breakfast cookies
These cookies are dairy-free, gluten-free and contain no added sugar. Though they get their name as being “emergency cookies” when you don’t have time to make breakfast, you’re going to want to eat them even when you have all the time in the world.
9) Superfood breakfast cookies
The author of this recipe is accurate in describing these cookies as more of “portable oatmeal” than what you think of when you think cookies. They contain a nice balance of healthy fats and fibre. Makes 12-15 cookies.
10) Lemon blackberry breakfast cookies
Blackberry and lemon flavours combine for a light and delicious taste to these morning cookies. These are high fibre thanks to flaxseed and rolled oats. Makes approximately 15 cookies.