Breakfast has never been easier than with these Healthy Breakfast Cookies that can be made ahead and enjoyed on-the-go. These oatmeal cookies are clean eating, can be made gluten-free, and vegan (with a couple substitutions).
Cookies for Breakfast may seem naughty, but these oatmeal breakfast cookies are actually quite nutritious and filling treats. If you are meal-prepping on the weekends, these are perfect to enjoy on hectic weekday mornings.
And if you are in a particular rush, they are perfectly portable if breakfast has to be done on-the-go!
They are also great to put into kid's lunch boxes, just be sure to make any necessary adjustments if the school has peanut/nut restrictions.
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All of the following recipes are made without flour. If gluten is a concern, be sure to use certified gluten free oats!
Banana Breakfast Cookies with Nut/Seed Butter
These banana oatmeal breakfast cookies are actually kind of like healthy oatmeal raisin breakfast cookies. This was the first recipe of this kind that I posted on this blog.
Originally it is made with peanut butter. But according to preferences and school restrictions (if you want to put them in your kid's lunch box) you can also substitute any other nut or seed butter.
Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
These are by far the most popular breakfast cookies I ever posted. Heck, they are the most popular recipe on this blog entirely!
And with reason. This pumpkin oatmeal breakfast cookie recipe features nutritious whole grain oats, cranberries, pepitas, and of course pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice mix.
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies
As if cookies for breakfast don't feel naughty enough, these carrot oatmeal cookies also add the amazing flavor of carrot cake to breakfast!
With shredded carrots, coconut, pecans, and cinnamon this is one flavorful treat. And entirely vegan and oil-free too!
Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies
My daughter LOVES blueberries for breakfast. She was the inspiration behind these blueberry breakfast cookies. This recipe is entirely vegan and oil-free.
Apple Oatmeal Cookies
These delicious apple cookies are perfect for any season. With applesauce, apple dices and apple pie spices these apple breakfast cookies make a fantastic portable breakfast treat especially in fall season.
Zucchini Breakfast Cookies
Zucchini Breakfast cookies are a great healthy breakfast that you can make ahead and eat on-the-go. Made with whole grain oats and grated zucchini these zucchini cookies are filling and wholesome, while tasting like a treat.
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The healthiest cookies to eat are those that are made with nutritious ingredients like oats, nuts, seeds, and natural sweeteners. Cookies that incorporate fruits and vegetables, such as those with banana, pumpkin, or zucchini, can also be a nutritious option.
Breakfast cookies can be a convenient and satisfying option for a quick morning meal. When made with wholesome ingredients like oats, nuts, seeds, and fruits, they can provide a balanced and nutritious start to the day.
While chocolate cookies can be delicious, they may not be the most nutritious choice for breakfast. Opting for breakfast cookies that include healthier ingredients such as oats, nuts, and fruits can provide a more balanced and wholesome morning meal.
The main ingredients in many vegan cookies typically include plant-based substitutes for traditional cookie ingredients. Common components are flour substitutes like almond or oat flour, plant-based fats like coconut oil, natural sweeteners such as maple syrup or agave, and binding agents like flax eggs.