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22 Cookies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

No one will scold you because these cookies are healthy.
09/09/2014 07:00am ET | Updated September 9, 2014

There is a time and a place for cookies, and breakfast usually doesn't fit the bill. Sadly, choosing to eat cookies for breakfast is often written off as an infantile, uninformed decision. But the magnificent breakfast cookie -- a cookie crafted specifically for breakfast -- has the power to change this.

Yes, the breakfast cookie offers an acceptably convenient, healthful and delicious start to the morning. These recipes are lower in sugar than the average cookie, packed with nutrients and, with ingredients like heart-healthy nuts and fiber-rich oats, can hardly be considered a "junk" food. No one will have the right to scold you for eating cookies for breakfast.

Better yet, breakfast cookies can be made in batches and refrigerated or frozen for the future. On rushed mornings, you won't have to choose between brushing your hair or feeding yourself. You will be able to do both. Join Team Breakfast Cookies with one of these 22 inspiring recipes below.

1
Sweet Potato Walnut Cookies
The Vegetarian Ginger
Get the Sweet Potato Walnut Cookies recipe by The Vegetarian Ginger
2
Vegan Oatmeal Cookie Cups
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Vegan Oatmeal Cookie Cups recipe by Half Baked Harvest
3
Banana Blueberry Breakfast Cookies
Vegetarian Gastronomy
Get the Banana Blueberry Breakfast Cookies recipe by Vegetarian Gastronomy
4
Protein Coconut Cranberry Cookies
Feeding My Addiction
Get the Protein Coconut Cranberry Cookies recipe by Feeding My Addiction
5
Raw Lemon Poppy Seed Bites
Lemon And Basil
Get the Raw Lemon Poppy Seed Bites recipe by Lemon And Basil
6
Chewy Oat, Almond & Banana Cookies
Styled Fresh
Get the Chewy Oat, Almond & Banana Cookies recipe by Styled Fresh
7
Chia, Flax & Chocolate Oat Cookies
It Bakes Me Happy
Get the Chia, Flax & Chocolate Oat Cookies recipe by It Bakes Me Happy
8
Zucchini Breakfast Cookies
Dishing Up The Dirt
Get the Zucchini Breakfast Cookies recipe by Dishing Up The Dirt
9
Pumpkin Banana Breakfast Cookies
Fro Yoyo
Get the Pumpkin Banana Breakfast Cookies recipe by Fro Yoyo
10
Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies
Leelalicious
Get the Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies recipe by Leelalicious
11
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Cereal
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Cereal recipe by Half Baked Harvest
12
Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie Muffins
Back To The Book Nutrition
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13
Chocolate Chip Pistachio Breakfast Cookies
Key Ingredients
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14
Chickpea Thumbprint Cookies
The Colorful Kitchen
Get the Chickpea Thumbprint Cookies recipe by The Colorful Kitchen
15
Coconut Banana Cookies
Alidas Kitchen
Get the Coconut Banana Cookies recipe by Alidas Kitchen
16
2-Bite Breakfast Cookies
Begin With Nutrition
Get the 2-Bite Breakfast Cookies recipe by Begin With Nutrition
17
Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies
Fit Foodie Finds
Get the Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies recipe by Fit Foodie Finds
18
No-Bake Energy Bites
Gimme Some Oven
Get the No-Bake Energy Bites recipe by Gimme Some Oven
19
Blueberry Muffin Bites
My Whole Food Life
Get the Blueberry Muffin Bites recipe by My Whole Food Life
20
Blueberry Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookie
The Nutritious Kitchen
Get the Blueberry Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookie recipe by The Nutritious Kitchen
21
Oat & Cashew Thumbprint Cookies With Berry Chia Jam
This Rawsome Vegan Life
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22
Flourless Almond Butter Banana Cookies
Little Sweet Baker
Get the Flourless Almond Butter Banana Cookies recipe by Little Sweet Baker

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