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10 Healthy Cookies You Can Eat for Breakfast

Flourless Thumbprint Breakfast Cookies

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Peanut butter and jelly, in vegan, gluten-free cookie form—what more could you ask for? Angela Liddon from Oh She Glows has a flourless thumbprint cookie you’ll want to eat for breakfast, snacks, and dessert.

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Vegan Everything Breakfast Cookies

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Everything cookies solve your “fruit and nuts or chocolate chip” dilemmas. This version from Minimalist Baker also adds bananas and pumpkin purée, and is vegan to boot. (We also love these 6 Amazing Vegan Brunch Recipes.)

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Healthy Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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Yummy Healthy Easy ran the stats on her banana oatmeal breakfast cookies and found that they’re just 165 calories each, with 6 grams of protein!

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Vegan Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

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Chocolate for breakfast? Totally okay when it’s mixed with pumpkin, almond milk, oats, and cranberries, like in these vegan treats from Two Peas And Their Pod.

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Sally's Breakfast Cookies

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Whole-grain, gluten-free, and vegan, these breakfast cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction are easy to adapt based on what nut butter, dried fruit, nuts, and seeds you have on hand. Consider them like a trail mix bar…in cookie form! (Prefer bars? Try 10 Easy Recipes for Homemade Energy Bars.)

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Chia Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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Between the nuts and the chia seeds, Ambitious Kitchen’ Chia Chocolate Chip cookies are full of omega-3s, healthy fat, and fiber. They’re crispy on the outside and soft in the middle, making it tough to stop at just one.

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Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

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Stash these carrot cake cookies from Iowa Girl Eats in your freezer, and you’ll have a hot, handheld breakfast whenever you want—in just 20 seconds.

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Quinoa & Goji Berry Breakfast Cookies

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Honestly Yum’s Quinoa & Goji Berry Breakfast Cookies are packed with superfoods. Coconut flour gives them a tropical aroma, quinoa flakes add fiber and protein, and goji berries are chock full of antioxidants. Try Oatmeal with Goji Berries and Cacao Nibs too.

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Flax Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

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Flaxseeds are packed with fiber and omega-3s; this recipe from Back to Her Roots highlights their nutty taste, along with chewy, tart, dried cranberries.

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Gingerbread Breakfast Cookie

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Enjoy the flavors of Christmas all year long. Molasses, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg make Rachel Cooks’ gingerbread breakfast cookie taste just like the holidays.


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