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It’s no secret that I am a cookie monster. I LOVE cookies, especially Monster Cookies and Monster Cookie Bars. I also love Monster Cookie Energy Balls. These easy no-bake protein balls taste just like monster cookies, but are a healthy little treat. They only take 10 minutes to make and are the perfect bite size…

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Easy Vegan Banana Pancakes

If you are looking for the best vegan pancakes with bananas, you should try this recipe. It is really easy. Take one bowl, mix 7 simple ingredients, and depending on the size of your griddle or pan in 5-20 minutes you can have delicious, fluffy banana …

If you are looking for the best vegan pancakes with bananas, you should try this recipe. It is really easy. Take one bowl, mix 7 simple ingredients, and depending on the size of your griddle or pan in 5-20 minutes you can have delicious, fluffy banana pancakes. No sugar, no gluten, no oil only yummy...

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Magic Breakfast Cookies

These healthy breakfast cookies are amazing: no flour, refined sugar or dairy, yet they taste like an oatmeal raisin cookie!…

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These healthy breakfast cookies are amazing: no flour, refined sugar or dairy, yet they taste like an oatmeal raisin cookie! Morning win.

Breakfast Cookies

The path to healthy breakfast ideas is difficult, especially for meals on the go. So here’s a make ahead breakfast that fits in the palm of your hand: these Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies! Yes, it’s magic: oats, nut butter, applesauce, and maple syrup transform into cookies that you can eat for breakfast. There’s none of those traditional cookie ingredients: no flour, no butter, no oil, and no refined sugar. How is it possible? You’ve got to taste. Read the post for some important pointers.

Ingredients in breakfast cookies

Eating cookies for breakfast? Breakfast cookies are a handheld cookie made with healthy ingredients intended tp be eaten for breakfast or snack. They’re similar to a granola bar, but the texture is softer like a cookie. Breakfast cookies are conveniently easy to make in advance and refrigerate or freeze for meals on the go.

These healthy oatmeal breakfast cookies have no flour and no oil, opting for healthy alternatives. They also make both a vegan breakfast idea and gluten free breakfast option! Here are the 8 ingredients you’ll need:

  • Unsweetened applesauce
  • Creamy peanut butter or creamy almond butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • Baking powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Kosher salt
  • Raisins
Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

These breakfast cookies we created for a friend who asked us for healthy breakfast ideas for on the go (hi Chelsea!). She had particular dietary considerations, resulting in these cookies being vegan, gluten-free, and full of nutrient-dense ingredients. Here are a few notes on calories and serving the cookies:

  • The recipe yields 11 to 12 cookies. You’ll get 11 cookies if you make ¼ cup scoops, or 12 cookies if you make them slightly smaller.
  • The cookies are either 270 calories or 247 calories, depending on whether you made a batch of 11 or 12.
  • Serving size is 1 cookie. The cookies are fairly sweet so we’d suggest another item if you want a more filling breakfast. Add an apple or other grab-and-go item.
Healthy Breakfast Cookies

These breakfast cookies are not like a traditional cookie! There are a few things that are a bit different and pointers to note:

  • The dough is very wet. It’s not like a normal cookie dough, so don’t expect it to be! It’s very wet.
  • You’ll have to form the dough into the cookie shapes with your hands. Again, it doesn’t shape like you expect it to: but that’s ok!
  • They also don’t spread when baking like a normal cookie. When you shape it, that will be the final shape of the cookie when baked. You can press a few extra raisins into the top before you bake if the cookie looks a little sparse on top.

Storage info

The best thing about breakfast cookies? They’re easy to make ahead and store for on-the-go breakfasts! Here’s what to know about storage:

  • Store refrigerated for up to 2 weeks or frozen for 3 months. Then grab them on your way out the door.
  • You can also store at room temp for about 5 days. They get very soft when stored at room temp (and delicious!).
  • The cookies become softer when stored. You’ll notice they’re a little crisp at the edges after baking, but they hydrate more during storage.

More healthy breakfast ideas

Looking for easy healthy ways to start the day? (Who isn’t?) Here are a few healthy breakfast ideas:

This healthy oatmeal breakfast cookies recipe is…

Vegetarian, vegan, plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free.

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Breakfast cookies

Magic Breakfast Cookies


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 11 to 12 cookies
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

These healthy breakfast cookies are amazing: no flour, refined sugar or dairy, yet they taste like an oatmeal raisin cookie! Morning win.


Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ⅓ cup creamy peanut butter or creamy almond butter
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 cups Old Fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the applesauce, maple syrup, and peanut butter. Stir in the oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and mix very well to combine into a dough. Add the raisins and stir until combined. The dough will be wetter than you expect, but it’s as intended.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scoop out 1/4-cup portions of dough and use the palm of your hand to gently shape it into a cookie to about 3/4-inch thick. The cookie won’t spread while baking, so make it the shape you’d like the final cookie. Place it on the prepared baking sheet. If it doesn’t pop right out of the cup, you can remove it with your hands, form it into a ball and then flatten it into a cookie shape with your hands. Again, the dough will be wetter than a normal cookie dough. Repeat to make 11 ¼ cup sized cookies or 12 slightly smaller cookies. Press a few extra raisins into the tops of any cookies that seem sparse.
  4. Bake until the cookies are golden and firm, about 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool on the pan 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack and cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes. The texture becomes softer during storage. Leftover breakfast cookies will store in a sealed container at room temperature for up to 5 days, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, and in the freezer for up to 3 months (you can wrap individually in foil if you like or place in a freezer proof container).
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Breakfast

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

Sugar dipped peanut butter cookies topped with Hershey’s Kisses.

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Peanut Butter Blossoms – sometimes known as Hershey Kiss Cookies or Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies – are the perfect classic holiday cookie to make with kids or bring to a cookie exchange.

Peanut butter blossoms arranged on a piece of parchment paper, with christmas lights twinkling in the background

Long-time readers know that I used to teach school full time – more specifically junior high. 

I found myself with an extra period each Friday and had to figure out something to do with the 50 minutes that would both keep the kids busy and force them to interact with each other in a positive manner.

I remember sitting at the computer when it hit me – I could have them cook and bake together.

I quickly pretty much relinquished all control over what we cooked and baked to my students. I allowed them to choose the recipes, create the shopping lists and make the dish from start to finish (minus any knife work).

Although I was a little bit nervous with the whole process, the students displayed an amazing amount of teamwork and enthusiasm – honestly, I couldn’t have been more proud of them.

During the holidays, we decided to make Peanut Butter Blossom cookies. I thought there was no more perfect time of year to introduce them to this classic chocolate-peanut butter cookie.

Even though I haven’t taught full-time in years, I’m still grateful for the opportunity to allow my students to channel their creativity and curiosity in a positive way. I hope they still remember making Peanut Butter Blossoms together and taking them home to share with their families.

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Ritz Cookies

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Candy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crowd pleaser cookies. That’s what these are. Chocolate chippers with Reese’s miniatures and M&M’s candies mixed in the cookie dough. All of my faves in one yummy place. I think you’ll like them. Want to make some with me? Ok, let’s go! Reese’s peanut butter cups are my all-time favorite candy. Any size and any […]

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Candy Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients

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Salted Pretzel Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

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