Cookies for breakfast? Yes, please! But don't worry, these breakfast cookies pack a healthy punch so both mom and kids are happy. Breakfast cookies are a great breakfast on the go! Make these ahead of time and grab on your way out the door for a healthy breakfast everyone loves.
Breakfast cookies are one of my kids favorite breakfasts (of course!). This is pretty much the only way I can get them to eat oatmeal for breakfast since they won't even touch my favorite baked oatmeal. I love that they are made with honey instead of refined sugar and whole wheat flour. As long as I put chocolate chips in, the kids have no idea that this cookie is actually hearty, healthy breakfast.
I use a 2 Tablespoon cookie scoop to make these. The cookies don't really spread so you can place them very close to each other on the cookie sheet, which makes for less batches to bake. Feel free to add raisins or other dried fruit instead of the chocolate chips for an even healthier treat.
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 2 cups oats (any kind)
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- Chocolate chips, raisins, dried fruit -- about 1/2-1 cup
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large bowl whisk together butter, oil, honey, eggs, salt, vanilla, cinnamon, baking soda and buttermilk.
- Stir in oats and flour and then your mix in.
- Scoop batter on to cookie sheets.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes.
- Allow cookies to sit on cookie sheet for a few minutes until they are set enough to move to cooling racks.
|Amount Per Serving||As Served|
|Calories 1777kcal Calories from fat 831|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 92g||142%|
|Saturated Fat 62g||310%|
|Dietary Fiber 22g||88%|
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
|Total Fat||Less than||65g|
|Sat Fat||Less than||25g|
Adapted from Heavenly Homemakers. This article may contain affiliate links.